Health and Disease in Thailand: A Field Course in Public Health and Infectious Disease is a two-credit field course which will expose students to Thai culture, offer opportunities to learn from Thai experts about infectious disease and public health in Thailand, and provide a community-based field experience relating to infectious disease and public health in rural Thailand.

For a synopsis of the past two years’ semester and field courses visit Health and Disease in Thailand: A Collaborative Educational Journey.

2013 Field Course Syllabus

Slides from 2012 field course info session

For additional information including the application, please visit the Study Abroad site here: Thailand

UW SVM students reviewing rural dairy cattle health care.

Students interviewing Thai villagers with village health volunteers regarding management of chronic health problems.

UW students & faculty visit the cooperative Thai-US Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences in Bangkok.

UW-Madison health science students visiting the Mahidol University Faculty of Veterinary Science. Students in this program from medicine, nursing, pharmacy & veterinary programs explore a multidisciplinary approach to understanding health and disease, in collaboration with UW & Thai public health experts.