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.
The opening comments to the Politics of Health in the U.S. South, March 17, 2016.
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.
Focus on Research
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In the News
MHS Professor Courtney Muse joins the Director of the Psychological and Counseling Center Dr. Cathy Fuchs on a panel to talk about mental illness and suicide among college students.
November 10, 2016MHS Professor Odie Lindsey speaks at the Gertrude and Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series
October 28, 2016MHS Professor Dominique Behague speaks at the 50th year anniversary celebration of the Department of Social Studies of Medicine at McGill University