Program Details

Environmental Conservation Food Studies International Education Nutrition and Dietetics Global Health Leadership Public Health
Location:
Puebla, Mexico
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Graduate
Term:
Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Location: Puebla, Mexico Dates: January 3-16, 2016 Examine the impact of transnational migration on issues of community public health in Puebla, Mexico, a state of particular relevance to New York as more than half of Mexican immigrants in New York City are natives of Puebla. This course provides students interested in immigrant and international health an opportunity to examine the impact of migration on health. The geographic focus of this class is Puebla, Mexico; a state of particular relevance to New York as more than half of Mexican immigrants in New York City originate from Puebla. Students attend lectures and seminars on a variety of issues including: major factors affecting Poblano health, traditional health practices, and aspects of Mexico's general health care system. Additionally, students visit various public health and health care sites such as hospitals, clinics, and community based organizations. During these visits students meet with key health officials who are driving health initiatives and residents whose communities are being impacted by migration. This program is led by Dr. Ruiz-Janecko from the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at NYU and is a collaborative effort with faculty from the Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP). Graduate students are encouraged to apply for this program. Qualifiedupper-level undergraduates (seniors with 96+ earned credits only) with relatedcourse work may be considered and will require approval from thefaculty director as well as their advisor.

Environmental Conservation Food Studies International Education Nutrition and Dietetics Global Health Leadership Public Health

Graduate Tuition: $1479 per point plus registration and services fees. This course counts toward your Spring 2015 course load and tuition. 2015 Housing Fees: $600 2015 Activity Fees: $300 The final Housing and Activity Fee payment is due to the Office of Academic Initiatives and Global Programs by November 20, 2014. Tuition for the course is separate and will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for Spring 2014. (click here for Bursar's Payment Deadline Dates) International Airfare is not included. Students must purchase their own tickets. Recommended Airfare Search Engines: Vayama, Kayak, Bing
Setting Description:
Students will stay in a hotel in downtown Puebla, arranged by our office. Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Housing and Activity Fees.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No
Scholarships Description:
Students can transfer their federal financial aid from their home institution to help pay for their tuition at NYU Shanghai. Visit the financial aid office at your home school to learn more about consortium agreements.

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