News

MHS Student Daniel McNeill and The Melodores named the winners of The Sing-Off on NBC

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MHS Director Jonathan Metzl and Professor Kenneth MacLeish’s Research featured in The New York Times

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Research News @ Vanderbilt Highlights MHS Director Jonathan Metzl and Professor Ken MacLeish’s Analysis of Mental Illness and Gun Violence

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MHS Director Jonathan Metzl on Mental Illness and Gun Violence in Vanderbilt Magazine

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Events

February 17-20, 2015

MHS and Vanderbilt International Office (VIO) co-host Global Health Workshop

MHS-VIO Workshop and Series of Events, Contested Global Biopsychiatry: Establishing an International Partnership For Critical and Constructive Global Mental Health, featuring Nikolas Rose and other scholars on
February 17-20, 2015. See announcement.

February 24, 2015

MHS Spring Lecture Series: Hot Topics in Medicine, Health, and Society

In Spring 2015, MHS will continue the interactive series titled Hot Topics in MHS. The aim of this series is to engage with the controversies and contested terrain that emerge at the nexus of medicine, health, and society. The first event in this series is:

February 24, 2015: Design, Disability, and Public Art, featuring Sara Hendren

Sara Hendren is an artist, design researcher, and assistant professor of design at Olin College of Engineering. She writes and lectures on adaptive and assistive technologies, prosthetics, inclusive design, and related ideas, and she has just launched the Adaptation + Ability design lab at Olin. Her work has been exhibited in the US and abroad and is held in the permanent collection at MOMA (NYC), and her writing and design work have appeared in the Boston Globe, The Atlantic Tech, FastCo Design, and on National Public Radio (US), among others. She also runs the Abler website.

October 17, 2014

MHS Professor Derek Griffith Speaks at the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research

Professor Griffith talks about physical activity interventions for African American men. Read more→

October 8, 2014

MHS Professor Derek Griffith is Keynote Speaker at the CERC 7th Annual Health Disparities Institute

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October 23, 2014

MHS Director Jonathan Metzl Speaks at the University of Colorado’s Center for Bioethics and Humanities

The second annual Henry and Janet Claman Endowed Professorship in the Medical Humanities brings Jonathan Metzl, MD, PhD, who will present, “Mental Illness, Mass Shootings and the Politics of American Firearms,” on Thursday, October 23rd from noon-1:00pm at the Fulginiti Pavilion.