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CFP: Ways and Means: Teaching Professionalism Across the Health Care Spectrum

November 14, 2013 2:35 pm Published by Comments Off on CFP: Ways and Means: Teaching Professionalism Across the Health Care Spectrum

The Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC), a strategic ally of ASBH, is pleased to announce its call for papers for our second annual meeting, with theme: “Ways and Means: Teaching Professionalism Across the Health Care Spectrum” This year’s theme encourages participants to consider ways in which professionalism is taught and modelled in any area of health care in... View Article


Narrative Inquiries in Bioethics: Call for Stories

October 24, 2013 12:26 am Published by Comments Off on Narrative Inquiries in Bioethics: Call for Stories

Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics (NIB) Announces Three New Calls for Stories: · Religion in Medical and Nursing Practice Deadline for proposals is November 11th. Click here for a copy of the call for stories and information on submitting proposals. · Stories on Obesity Deadline for proposals is November 25th. Click here for a copy of the call for stories and... View Article


Future Past: Disability, Eugenics, and Brave New Worlds

September 27, 2013 12:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Future Past: Disability, Eugenics, and Brave New Worlds

A public symposium on the history and ongoing implications of eugenic ideologies and practices for people with disabilities is taking place on November 1, 2013 in San Francisco. Program 9am-5pm: Panels and discussion groups Welcoming remarks: Provost Sue Rosser, San Francisco State University and Catherine Kudlick, Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability Panel 1: WHAT? Eugenics and Disability: Past and... View Article


Deanne Dunbar inaugurates the 2013/14 Culpeper Seminar Series

September 10, 2013 3:36 am Published by Comments Off on Deanne Dunbar inaugurates the 2013/14 Culpeper Seminar Series

Deanne D. Dunbar, MA, PhD Candidate at the Department of Anthropology, Emory University, will inaugurate the 2013/14 Culpeper Seminar Series on October 9th with a talk titled ‘The Emergence of the General Adaptation Syndrome in Contemporary Health Disparities Discourse‘. Deanne’s talk aims to determine the pathway from the discovery of the General Adaptation Syndrome, a stereotyped set of biological changes... View Article


Corinne Nemetz Nydegger: a long lasting legacy in the fields of human development and aging.

August 18, 2013 4:53 am Published by Comments Off on Corinne Nemetz Nydegger: a long lasting legacy in the fields of human development and aging.

We are publishing here an excerpt of the obituary of Corinne Louise Nemetz Nydegger, originally appeared on the San Francisco Chronicle on August 2, 2013: Corinne passed away peacefully on Sunday July 28, 2013 following a brief stay in hospice in San Ramon, CA. For nearly 20 years she was a professor in the Medical Anthropology Program in the Department... View Article


‘Who dreams this American dream and who does not?’ The case of Mexican farmworkers narrated by Seth Holmes

August 13, 2013 10:01 pm Published by Comments Off on ‘Who dreams this American dream and who does not?’ The case of Mexican farmworkers narrated by Seth Holmes

“Fresh fruits, broken bodies“, the ethnographic account of Mexican migrant Farmworkers in the United States by our Seth Holmes, was published only a couple of months ago for UC Press, and has since received considerable media attention, including a recent interview with Eliza Barclay of NPR, which can be read here. Here we publish a short excerpt from an article... View Article


Best Science for the Most Neglected: Where Do We Stand 10 Years On?

August 6, 2013 10:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Best Science for the Most Neglected: Where Do We Stand 10 Years On?

The DNDi and its founding partner, Institut Pasteur, are organizing a special scientific event culminating DNDi’s 10-year anniversary with topic: Best Science for the Most Neglected: Where Do We Stand 10 Years On?. The event will take place at Institut Pasteur in Paris, on December 5, 2013. Participants and speakers will include key actors in the field of research and... View Article


The Alcohol, Drugs, & Tobacco Study Group Requests for Roundtable Discussion Questions

July 8, 2013 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on The Alcohol, Drugs, & Tobacco Study Group Requests for Roundtable Discussion Questions

The Alcohol, Drugs, & Tobacco Study Group of the Society for Medical Anthropology has organized a roundtable for the upcoming AAA meetings in Chicago. The roundtable, “Looking Back, Moving Forward: Reflections on Public Engagement in the Anthropology of Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco,” will take place on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at 8:00 pm – 9:45pm at the Chicago Hilton. The... View Article


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