The Summer Institute in Tropical Medicine and Public Health
The Summer Institute in Tropical Medicine and Public Health is designed to provide training in key topics in tropical medicine and related public health issues through a multidisciplinary approach. It is also designed to prepare participants to work on current and emerging health problems in developing countries and the health problems of travelers. The curriculum contains current concepts and breakthrough research related to some of the most important tropical diseases today, and a host of expert lecturers present the most up-to-date findings from their work in these topics:
Academic Year 2018 - 2019 Courses
- 223.668.11 CHRONIC DISEASES IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES: STUDY DESIGN AND METRICS 4 credits, 8:30am - 5:30pm
- 223.684.11 VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES IN THE TROPICS 4 credits, 8:30am - 5:30pm
- 223.685.11 TUBERCULOSIS, HIV AND OTHER CHRONIC INFECTIONS IN THE TROPICS 4 credits, 8:30am - 5:30pm
- 223.686.11 CHILD AND PUBLIC HEALTH IN THE TROPICS 4 credits, 8:30am - 5:30pm
- 223.688.11 INTESTINAL INFECTIONS IN THE TROPICS 4 credits, 8:30am - 5:30pm
- 550.603.81 FUNDAMENTALS OF IMMUNOLOGY 3 credits
Participants are encouraged to enroll in the complete institute from July 11 - August 19; however, those with time constraints may enroll in one or more courses without enrolling in all of them. Courses are available for academic credit and non-credit.
If taken for credit, participants will receive a document of completion for each module successfully passed, with a grade above the C average for the University. If participants take the modules for non-credit, they will receive a document of participation for each module and are not considered for any of the University's certificate programs for transcript and crediting requirements.