CLAsses taught by dr. pakpour
HSC 497-02 Issues in Health sciences (#3548):
racism in health and biomedical sciences
3 units, Tues/Thurs 2:45PM - 4:00PM
This class will explore the history of scientific racism and its impact on healthcare, public health, and biomedical sciences in the United States. Topics will include: history of medicine and racism, impact of racism on research, eugenics, ethics of scientific research, racism and public health, law and health and racism. The class will focus on empowering students to learn and use historical knowledge to dismantle institutional racism currently embedded in our scientific and medical institutions. The class will be taught from an interdisciplinary perspective with Prof. Pakpour from Biology and Prof. Smith from Health Sciences. Biology students in the Microbiology pathway can count this class towards their electives, all other Bio majors will need to speak to their major advisor to determine if it can count as an elective.