Jeffery Pufahl, Alana Jackson
Spring, Fall
College of the Arts
Center for Arts in Medicine

This course explores the field of arts in medicine in a global context, focusing on the many ways that the arts can be used to enhance health and wellbeing in healthcare or community settings. The course will explore the relationship of culture to healing practices, systems, and health literacy in various regions of the world, and exploration of belief systems and the concept of healing in a global context. It includes workshops, lecture/discussion, video viewing, readings, homework assignments, and group projects. This course is appropriate for students of the arts, humanities, sciences, and health related professions.