Integrative Centers for Science and Medicine
Rating: 5 stars 7 reviews
Issues: Technology, Education, Health
Location: 315 Hospital Drive Suite 206 Martinsville VA 24112 USA
Results: We have partnered with the Virginia Museum of Natural History to train museum educators and public school teachers in human evolution so that they can effectively deliver the "Hands-On Human Evolution" program. Our African expeditions have made major fossil discoveries in the Miocene of Libya and we have published a volume and other scientific research papers. We are working closely with physician groups and local agencies to further medical and health science education through teacher workshops and courses.
Target demographics: College of Henricopolis targets Native American students, who willl make up approximately one half of the student body in its health science programs. IIHER's program "Hands-On Human Evolution" is aimed at K-12 students and museum/science center visitors of all ages nationally.
Direct beneficiaries per year: We estimate that our direct program delivery will reach approximately 750 this year, our first year of operation.
Geographic areas served: Worldwide U.S.A. Virginia
Programs: "Hunterian Courses in Clinical Anatomy" (for physicians) "Premedical Institute" (for B.A. students preparing for medical school) "Hands-On Human Evolution" (for teacher training, public schools, museums, and science centers) "Advanced Learning Center in Health Sciences" - commmunity learning center for health-related classes
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