Oct. 21, 2013—The MA in the Social Foundations of Health emphasizes health disparities, interdisciplinary research, and critical perspectives on health and illness. The topically and methodologically broad curriculum draws on anthropology, history, psychology, sociology, ethics, policy studies, economics as well as Vanderbilt’s schools of medicine, nursing, law and public health. Through faculty research collaborations, students will acquire foundational skills...
MHS Professor Ken Macleish awarded Third Prize in the Victor Turner Prize competition for Making War at Fort Hood: Life and Uncertainty in a Military Community published by Princeton University Press
Oct. 15, 2013—Awards will be given at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Chicago in November 2013. Read more.
MHS Graduate Students, Renée Willett-Martin and Matthew Goldstein, Accepted to the Vanderbilt Graduate Leadership Academy
Oct. 15, 2013—The Graduate Leadership Academy (GLA) aims to identify tomorrow’s leaders and train students to assume leadership roles now and in the future. The Graduate Leadership Academy will allow students to explore formal topics related to leadership development, engage with key leaders across the university, and learn specific skills that will enhance your development as future leaders.
Oct. 4, 2013—Videos from the Conference Conference Opening Opening Remarks: Dean Carolyn Dever, Intro Remarks: Jonathan Metzl, Opening Address:Emilie Townes Panel I: Health and Social Justice Chairs: Jonathan Metzl and Laura Stark, Discussants: André Churchwell, Manesh Sethi, Christopher Coleman, Melinda Buntin, and Arthur Sutherland III Plenary Address, Day 1 Intro: Linda Norman, Speaker: Sue Siegel Panel II: Health Infrastructure Chair: Ken...