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Camp Hippocrates
Camp Hippocrates

Camp Hippocrates at Erskine

Major in Biology at Erskine!

Camp Hippocrates: Mini-Medical School

June 1, 2024  •  July 20, 2024

Daniel•Moultrie Science Center, Erskine College

$40 per student, $20 per accompanying parent

Register by May 15!

Register Now!

What is Camp Hippocrates?

This one-day mini-medical school is an excellent opportunity for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to learn more about careers in medicine and other related fields. You’ll hear from several of Erskine’s experienced professors, including Dr. Brownlee, Dr. Kinlaw, Dr. Brivio, and Dr. Haldeman. 

+ Camp Schedule

10:30 a.m. – Welcome and Orientation

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Medical Botany: Nature’s Pharmacy with Dr. Jan Haldeman

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.Lunch on your own in Due West

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.Mechanisms of Disease: The Science of Pathology with Dr. Noel Brownlee

2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Nutrition: Food As Medicine with Dr. JuliSu DiMucci-Ward

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.Break

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.  Literature and Medicine with Dr. Dennis Kinlaw

3:45 – 4:30 p.m.The History of Medicine with Dr. Alessandra Brivio

4:30Campus Tour and Anatomy Specimen Demonstration with Dr. Noel Brownlee

Student conducts an experiment
Erskine students participate in a lab
Chemistry professor and student conduct an experiement

Online Summer Courses 

Erskine College Summer Sessions are offered to college students and dual enrollment courses for high school students with teacher or guidance counselor recommendation.

Online summer courses are $250 per credit hour.

Summer Session 1 (May 13 – June 21)

  • BG 200 (3 credit hours): Mechanisms of Disease
  • HE 201 (3 credit hours): Introduction to Healthcare
  • BG 203 (3 credit hours): Global Health

Summer Session 2 (July 1 – August 9)

  • HE 201 (3 credit hours): Introduction to Healthcare
  • HE 317 (3 credit hours): Human Nutrition and Metabolism
  • BG 444 (3 credit hours): Human Histology: Microscopic Anatomy
  • HE 202 (3 credit hours): The Language of Medicine

Instructions for online course application:

  1. Click the “Register: Erskine Online Courses” button below. You will be redirected to Erskine’s apply page.
  2. Click the “Start Application” button
  3. Select “Dual Enrollment/Non-degree Seeking Application”
  4. Create an account and then fill in the requested information, including the name of the course you want to take (under “course interest”)
  5. Upload your teacher or guidance counselor recommendation
  6. Submit the form
Register for Summer Courses

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About Erskine College
Dr. Noel Brownlee, Professor of Biology and Health Science

Camp Director

Noel A. Brownlee, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Biology and Health Science
Chair, Department of Health Science

Dr. Brownlee serves as Professor of Biology and Health Science at Erskine College. At Erskine Seminary, he is the appointed Director of the David Livingstone Institute and Distinguished Professor of Medical Ethics. 

Dr. Brownlee is a native of Spartanburg, SC. He earned his B.S. and B.A degrees from Wofford College with Phi Beta Kappa honors. He subsequently completed a Ph.D. in experimental pathology at the Medical University of South Carolina, followed by an M.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his graduate medical education at Duke University and Wake Forest University Schools of Medicine and a fellowship in oncologic pathology from Johns Hopkins University Hospitals. 


Camp Faculty

Jan Haldeman, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Biology
Dennis Kinlaw, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English
Alessandra Brivio, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History
JuliSu Demucci-Ward, RD, MPH, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Biology
Erskine and Due West Skyline

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