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.

Politics of Health in the US South

Welcome and Opening Comments (March 17th, 2016). Keynote speakers included Melissa Harris-Perry and Jesmyn Ward.

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MHS Receives TIPS funding for the project Learning Institute for Health Solutions in the U.S. South

Project team includes MHS professors Jonathan Metzl, Juleigh Petty, Ken MacLeish, Laura Stark, Aimi Hamraie, Dominique Behague, and Derek Griffith.

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Vanderbilt University's Center for Medicine, Health, and Society is accepting applications for the MA in the Social Foundations of Health

Deadline February 5

Vanderbilt University’s Center for Medicine, Health, and Society (MHS) is currently accepting applications to our MA program in the Social Foundations of Health.

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Forthcoming: The Global Psyche

experiments in ethics, politics, and technoscience

March 16-17, 2017, Vanderbilt University

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