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    The Politics of Health in the U.S. South 
    The Politics of Health in the U.S. South, March 17-18, 2016, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
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    Hot Topics Fall 2015 
    Center for Medicine, Health, and Society Fall 2015 Lecture Series, Hot Topics in MHS
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    TIPs funding 
    Project team includes MHS professors Jonathan Metzl, Juleigh Petty, Ken MacLeish, Laura Stark, Aimi Hamraie, Dominique Behague, and Derek Griffith » read the proposal (PDF)
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    Gender, Health, & the South 2015 Symposium 
    Gender, Health, & the South 2015 Symposium
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    MHS 4+1 M.A. 
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    Politics of Health 
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    Mental illness and gun control 
    Professors Jonathan Metzl and Ken MacLeish write about mental illness and gun control.
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    Professor Metzl appears on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry Show
    Professor Metzl and Columbia Professor Alondra Nelson appear on the Melissa Harris Perry Show.
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    New professors in 2012 
    Five professors join Vanderbilt’s bid to bridge health and society in 2012.
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    Walls and Bridges 
    MHS Director Jonathan Metzl Speaks at the Walls and Bridges Festival in New York City
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    MHS Spring Lecture Series
    MHS Spring Lecture Series:Hot Topics in Medicine, Health, and Society
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    Ebola in Perspective 
    On November 12th, 2014, the Vanderbilt Center for Medicine, Health and Society hosted a cross-campus panel titled Ebola in Perspective: Health, Panic, and Politics.   » more
The Center for Medicine, Health and Society (MHS) is an innovative multidisciplinary center that studies the social and societal dimensions of health and illness. Our scholarship, teaching, and wide-ranging collaborative projects explore medicine and science in a wide array of cultural contexts, while at the same time fostering productive dialogue across disciplinary boundaries.

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  • Defining racism in America.

  • MHS Professor Derek Griffith featured in Vanderbilt’s No Shame, No Blame: Secrets to Living Well video

  • What the Bland case says about stereotypes. The arrest and death of Sandra Bland has raised questions about the perception of black women in America. Danielle Moodie-Mills and Dr. Jonathan Metzl join to discuss.

  • Church shooter facing hate crime charges. Charleston church shooting suspect Dylan Roof will be arraigned on new federal hate crime charges. Jonathan Metzl and Vince Warren join to discuss.

  • Charleston attack was "an act of racial terror."

  • The politics of SC and race.

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