Health Professions and US Latinx Communities

SPAN 395 - SPRING 2023

A course that explores how language, culture, race, public discourse and public policy intersect with the health and wellness of US Latinx communities. We will cover a variety of topics, including COVID-19 and its impact on our local immigrant community. Classes consist of discussion, active learning exercises and interviews with experts.

Required textbookSpanish in Healthcare by Glenn A. Martínez, paper back or ebook. Available free, online at our library, but with restrictions.

Only prerequisite: SPAN 228 or consent of the instructor.

Grading components: class participation, critical reflective writing, hands-on projects.

MWF 1:00-1:50 in the Siebel Center for Design

Instructor: Ann Abbott,


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