Medical tourism has seen an exponential growth in the past decade as nations are faced with economic struggles within their healthcare systems. An analysis of the industry, its history, and its previous condition, as well as factors influencing its growth, is provided in addition to a comprehensive look on both the beneficial and adverse effects to patients, and departure and arriving countries’ health systems.

Semester/Year of Award

Fall 2018


Vonia, L., Grabeel

Department/Professional Affiliation

RS, MPH, Environmental Health Science Department

Access Options

Restricted Access Thesis

Document Type

Bachelor Thesis

Degree Name

Honors Scholars


Environmental Health Science