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OSPGEN 63: Bio-Cultural Diversity and Community-Based Conservation in Oaxaca

Interdisciplinary seminar emphasizing two major areas of study: biological sciences (ecology) and culture (the human dimensions of conservation and use of natural resources based on indigenous traditional knowledge). Challenges and opportunities of interacting with researchers and students from other cultures; analysis of the ways in which academic institutions and rural, indigenous institutions are, jointly, undertaking the challenge of sustainably managing biological resources. Location: Mexico City and Oaxaca, Mexico.
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Dirzo, R. (PI)

OSPGEN 259: Community Health in Oaxaca

Continuation of MED 259. Close observation of clinicians at work in community health settings in Oaxaca and service with local community health organizations. Combination of classroom study and discussion with cultural immersion, language training, clinical shadowing, and community service. Topics include: Mexican healthcare system; cultural, socioeconomic and educational factors impacting health of Mexicans and Mexican immigrants to U.S.; Mexican cultural and health beliefs; Mexican migration as a multi-ethnic process. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program and successful completion of MED 259 (Spring quarter 2015)
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Garcia, G. (PI)
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