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Diploma Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler's Health

This diploma course is a non-degree certificate program designed for physicians and clinical health care providers to deal with infectious public health problems in tropical developing countries. This program prepares physicians to understand the epidemiology, biologic, and social aspects of tropical diseases; it also prepares the student to evaluate and plan diseases prevention and control programs. The diploma course is a four month program for health care professionals intended to prepare them for the Certification Exam in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler’s Health offered every other year by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Students must hold a MD, DO, DVM or equivalent degrees to be eligible for this certificate.

Other qualified health professionals, such as RN, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

View program competencies and requirements

Please apply using the Fastlane application.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Latha Rajan MD; MPHTM; MBA; CTropMed; FASTMH
Director, Diploma in Clinical Tropical Medicine & Travelers’ Health
(504) 905-3401
lrajan@tulane.edu