Public Health in the ArcticSummer Course

Public Health in the Arctic, summer course at DIS Copenhagen
Summer Study Tour
Major Discipline(s)
Pre-Medicine/Health Science, Public Health
Location: Copenhagen
Session 2

This course focuses on public health and health care delivery in the Arctic. The main public health challenges and opportunities in the region are addressed, and you become familiar with health care delivery in one of the coldest, most remote, and sparsely populated regions of the world. The course focuses primarily on Greenland and the Inuit population, but also includes comparative insights from Arctic Scandinavia and the North American Arctic (Canada, Alaska).

Related Discipline(s)

This summer course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Anthropology, Sociology


Sascha Wilk Michelsen

DIS Summer Faculty

M.D. (University of Copenhagen, 2007). PhD: Host Immunity to Tuberculosis in Greenland (2016). Department of Pediatrics, Hvidovre Hospital (2015-present). With DIS since 2015.