Sep. 23, 2016—Professor Jones presented her poster at the Tennessee Public Health Association on September 14th and 15th. The work was called “Characteristics of the Uninsured in Tennessee, 2013-14.” In addition to descriptive statistics on the state’s uninsured, the poster included the results of a simulation exercise asking how many people in Tennessee could have become newly...
Professor Sonya Pritzker from the University of Alabama on “Making the Strange Familiar and the Familiar Strange: A Semiotic Tug-of-War in the Chinese Medical Psychology of Dr. Song Yujin”
Sep. 23, 2016—Professor Sonya Pritzker from the University of Alabama on “Making the Strange Familiar and the Familiar Strange: A Semiotic Tug-of-War in the Chinese Medical Psychology of Dr. Song Yujin”
MHS Professors Marino Bruce and Hector Myers serve as panelists for a lecture by Dr. Brian Williams, “A Prescription for Healing a Nation: Lessons Learned from the Dallas Texas Tragedy”
Sep. 23, 2016—MHS Professors Marino Bruce and Hector Myers serve as panelists for a lecture by Dr. Brian Williams, “A Prescription for Healing a Nation: Lessons Learned from the Dallas Texas Tragedy”
MHS Professor Jonathan Metzl and Lindsey Andrews featured in the collection, Edinburgh Companion to Critical Medical Humanities
Sep. 19, 2016—This work is part of the collection The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities, edited by Anne Whitehead & Angela Woods (Edinburgh University Press, 2016). To read the chapter of the work, click here.
Sep. 19, 2016—Tuesday, September 20th 1:00-2:00pm, 300 Calhoun Hall, MHS conference room Professor of Sociology David Hess and Rachel McKane will join us to share their ongoing individual and collaborative work. They will review health-and-environment connections in the environmental sociology program courses and various health-related research projects (air quality and urban buses, CAM cancer therapies, nanotechnology regulation, and microwaves...
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.
Sep. 19, 2016—Professor Muse was also joined by a student who lost his brother in suicide. In honor of Suicide Awareness Week and Month, Active Minds hosts a speakout/panel event between intellectuals in the field and students who have been affected by suicide. Each year, 1,100 college students commit suicide and we aim to enlighten Vanderbilt students...
Sep. 19, 2016—Stark has also recently published an essay “The Unintended Ethics of Henry K. Beecher” in the medical journal, The Lancet.
MHS Professor Jonathan Metzl joins President of the American Public Health Association Camara Jones in a dialogue about Racism and Health in the South.
Sep. 19, 2016— Wednesday, Oct. 5th, 3pm. Clary Theater, Student Success Center Georgia Institute of Technology. This public dialogue brings together two world-leading experts on the impact of racism in the South. The conversation will explore the issues of racism and health in the U.S. South. For more information click here: http://www.racebiomedicinegroup.org/events.html.
Sep. 19, 2016—The papers highlight Affordable Care Act on American communities, on LGBT organizing in sub-Saharan Africa, and the politics of homosexuality in sub-Saharan Africa respectively. She presented two of these paper at the American Sociological Meeting in Seattle, WA in August. The papers will be available online and on print in late 2016.