The MTM&H degree program, a broad didactic experience similar to the MPH degree program, is designed for medical officers preparing for assignment to tropical medicine clinical, research and teaching positions.
The MTM&H degree provides academic preparation for residency training and board certification in General Preventive Medicine.
Describe the environmental variables involved in the maintenance of vector populations and disease transmission.10.
Characterize the behavioral and ecological conditions that contribute to efficient transmission of vector-borne diseases to humans (conditions that favor human and vector contact).11.
All students will be expected to complete a minimum of 144 credit hours, of which 48 credit hours must be devoted to formal course work.
Applicants will be accepted as full-time students and a minimum of three year's resident study will be required.
Other recommended courses include PMO548-Joint Medical Operations and Humanitarian Assistance, PMO561-Medical Parasitology, and PMO564-Epidemiology and Control of Arboviruses.
The Division of Tropical Public Health offers a Ph. program in Medical Zoology for students with a master's degree in entomology or parasitology who wish to pursue further study in field-oriented medical parasitology or vector biology.
Describe the medical infrastructure of major regions of the tropics, including local health operations, foreign government institutions, non-government operations, and international agencies (e.g., USAID, WHO, PAHO, and UNICEF).6.
Develop a practical and comprehensive prevention and control program for common tropical public health problems.7.