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Travel Study

Travel Study - Ireland/London

HERS 305 – Health, Exercise and Medicine: An International Perspective
Travel Study Course to England and Ireland

This course is an interdisciplinary travel program designed to expose students to medicine, health and exercise in a society outside of the United States. Students will engage in multiple, different learning opportunities; including peer group presentations, lectures/discussions from specialists in their field, placement in clinical sites to interact with peers and mentors from the United Kingdom and hands-on learning experiences in various settings.  For more information please visit the Travel Study page.

Travel Study - Thailand

HERS 396 - Health Education and Promotion in Developing Countries
Travel Study Course to Thailand

This course is an interdisciplinary travel study program designed to give students the opportunity to experience health promotion in a developing country. The course is particularly useful for students considering careers in global development health and education. Course participants will attend preparatory sessions before traveling to a developing country. They will spend eighteen days in country, during which time they will have guided tours of health facilities, attend seminars and panel discussions from local experts and provide support to facilitate a health assessment of a refugee or other vulnerable population. Students will also have the chance to learn about the country and its culture through a home visit and visits to cultural monuments. Course is offered alternate years during May/June summer session with monthly hour-long preparation sessions during the spring semester and a debriefing session during the fall semester. For more information, please contact Dr. Peter Sternberg at