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Claire Wendland, MD, PhD to usher in this year’s Culpeper Seminar Series

September 11, 2014 7:20 pm Published by Comments Off on Claire Wendland, MD, PhD to usher in this year’s Culpeper Seminar Series

This year’s Culpeper Seminar Series will begin Tuesday, October 7 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights campus in Conference Room 474. Dr. Claire Wendland, Associate Professor in the Departments of Anthropology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present some of her recent research and then lead a short Q&A session. A short description of Dr. Wendland’s... 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

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

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

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