Nov. 6, 2014—On Wednesday, November, 12, the Vanderbilt Center for Medicine, Health and Society hosted a cross-campus panel titled Ebola in Perspective: Health, Panic, and Politics. The panel brought clinicians and public health experts involved in treating the ebola virus into conversation with humanists, social scientists, and students who study the cultural tropes, colonial assumptions, and mainstream stereotypes that have...
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Apr. 17, 2014—Thursday, May 8th 300 Calhoun Hall 3:00-5:00 PM
Feb. 17, 2014—Health and Art: Master Potters of the Catawba Indian Nation February 19—April 18 Opening Reception March 12, 4-6pm Center for Medicine, Health, and Society 300 Calhoun Hall (www.vanderbilt.edu/mhs/) The Center for Medicine Health and Society (MHS) announces the opening of Health and Art: Master Potters of the Catawba Indian Nation, an exhibition of ceramic works...
MHS Professors Dominique Behague (PI) and Jonathan Metzl (co-PI) Awarded Vanderbilt International Office (VIO) Grant for “Contested Global Biopsychiatry”
Jan. 13, 2014—MHS Professors Dominique Behague (PI) and Jonathan Metzl (co-PI) are awarded a Vanderbilt International Office (VIO) Grant for their project, ” Contested Global Biopsychiatry: Establishing an International Partnership For Critical and Constructive Global Mental Health.” The Project establishes a partnership for the advancement of empirically nuanced multidisciplinary exchange about global mental health (GMH), a highly...
Faculty lecture by MHS Professor Derek Griffith during Family Weekend, Masculinities and Men’s Health in the New Millennium
Sep. 10, 2013—MHS associate professor Derek Griffith gives an important talk titled, ‘Masculinities and Men’s Health in the New Millennium’. The lecture is scheduled for Friday, 1-1:50pm September 27 2013 in Sarratt Cinema. Read more.
Apr. 26, 2013—“Let’s talk about guns, but stop stereotyping the mentally ill”… Read More→