To train unusually qualified students in the following area:

  • Conduct research on a broad range of bio-cultural problems, with emphasis on the relationship between medicine, ecology, subsistence variables, population dynamics, and disease epidemiology
  • Identify and analyze socio-cultural impediments to the successful introduction, function, and evaluation of programs of health care in developed and less developed countries


Admission Procedures

  1. Applicants apply separately for admission to the School of Medicine and admission to the Department of Anthropology of the School of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. However, we recommend that you discuss this option with your School of Medicine adviser prior to applying to our program.  When you do apply to the Department of Anthropology your application may include MCAT scores rather than GRE scores.