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Japan’s Metabolic Syndrome Screening Program: Japanese and U.S. Approaches to Obesity and Population Health

April 1, 2014 3:01 am Published by Comments Off on Japan’s Metabolic Syndrome Screening Program: Japanese and U.S. Approaches to Obesity and Population Health

We are delighted to announce our newly added lecture on April 9th, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474. Amy Borovoy, Associate Professor in the Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University, will talk about “Japan’s Metabolic Syndrome Screening Program: Japanese and U.S. Approaches to Obesity and Population Health”. While the U.S. continues to... View Article


DAHSM adopts Jacob Bigelow’s “American Medical Botany”

February 25, 2014 2:31 pm Published by Comments Off on DAHSM adopts Jacob Bigelow’s “American Medical Botany”

The following post was written by Sara Robertson, PhD student, History of Health Sciences, UCSF. In honor of UCSF’s 150th anniversary and in an effort to restore 150 books in their archives and rare books collection, UCSF’s Library recently initiated an “adopt-a-book” program. It is with much excitement that the Department of Anthropology, History & Social Medicine, with support from... View Article


Painful Medicine: Treating Addiction in a Time of War

January 18, 2014 2:40 am Published by Comments Off on Painful Medicine: Treating Addiction in a Time of War

The next Culpeper Seminar Series lecture is next Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm in the Laurel Heights Conference Room 474. Dr Angela Garcia, Assistant Professor Department of Anthropology at Stanford University, will give a seminar titled “Painful Medicine: Treating Addiction in a Time of War”. Over the last decade, there has been a sharp increase in... View Article


Mark down the dates for next DAHSM Culpeper seminars in 2014

December 24, 2013 7:16 am Published by Comments Off on Mark down the dates for next DAHSM Culpeper seminars in 2014

Please mark down the dates in your diary for next DAHSM Culpeper seminars in 2014: January 15th: Aimee Medeiros, PhD, Assistant Professor, History of Health Sciences, UCSF Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine “877 Middle-Class White Children from Ohio: Setting Global Standards to Monitor the Individual Growth of Young People, 1977-2007” January 22rd: Angela Garcia, PhD, Professor, Stanford University... View Article


Call for papers: ‘Voices in Bioethics’

December 19, 2013 6:23 am Published by Comments Off on Call for papers: ‘Voices in Bioethics’

We would like to invite students and established scholars to submit Op-ed and other writings to our new on-line journal, Voices in Bioethics. The due date for submissions for our next issue is January 14th. You can see our first issue here: voicesinbioethics.org It has received thousands of unique visitors, giving our contributors lots of on-line presence and impact. To... View Article


Next Culpeper Seminar: Dr Aimee Medeiros, January 15, 2014

December 18, 2013 9:03 am Published by Comments Off on Next Culpeper Seminar: Dr Aimee Medeiros, January 15, 2014

Please note that there is not a Culpeper Seminar Series presentation on January 8th, 2014. The next Culpeper Seminar Series lecture is on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights, Conference Room 474 and will feature Aimee Klask Medeiros, PhD, Assistant Professor at UCSF, Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine. A flyer will be... View Article


Next Culpeper Seminar Series with Professor Francis G. Lu on “Cultural Issues: From DSM-IV to DSM-5”

November 28, 2013 5:56 am Published by Comments Off on Next Culpeper Seminar Series with Professor Francis G. Lu on “Cultural Issues: From DSM-IV to DSM-5”

Please join us for the next Culpeper Seminar Series lecture, which is on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm, in Laurel Heights Conference Room 474. Francis G. Lu, MD, Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry, Emeritus, University of California, Davis, will give a seminar titled “Cultural Issues: From DSM-IV to DSM-5” Educational objectives: 1. Describe... View Article


“A Place at the Table”: Film Screening and Discussion

November 19, 2013 2:12 am Published by Comments Off on “A Place at the Table”: Film Screening and Discussion

The Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco, is glad to announce the Film Screening and Discussion of documentary “A Place at the Table“, to take place tomorrow, Wednesday November 20, at Laurel Heights, Room 474. “A place at the table” is a 2012 documentary directed by Kristi Jacobson, and Lori Silverbush that investigates incidents of... View Article


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