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Tropical Medicine Course

Tentative Dates for 2020

Module 3 (In Person) - July 6 - 17, 2020

Modules 1, 2, and 4 (Online) - June 8, 2020 - will have two years to complete

The course focuses on the imparting of essential skills and competencies in clinical tropical medicine, laboratory skills in a low-technology setting, epidemiology and disease control, and traveler's health. The didactic portion of the ASTMH course is conducted by both full-time and clinical faculty at WVU, and by visiting faculty from several American and foreign schools of medicine and public health. The course runs for 2 weeks during the summer months each year. Lecturers and demonstrators have had significant overseas experiences in clinical tropical medicine and/or tropical public health, and/or are nationally or internationally recognized in their field of expertise. The Global Health Program can help arrange for overseas field experience.


  • The WVU School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education
  • The Global Health Program and the Department of Microbiology
  • Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University