Hot Topics in Medicine, Health, and Society
Sep. 12, 2022—Doctors Write the Pandemic (and Critics Respond!) When? Tuesday September 20th 1:30-2:30 PM, CST Furman Hall 114 Join the synchronous Zoom here. Panelist Alex Jahangir Hot Spot: A Doctor’s Diary from the Pandemic Chief, Division of Orthopedic Trauma Chair of Nashville COVID-19 Task Force Wes Ely Every Deep-Drawn Breath: A Critical Care Doctor on...
Dr. Jonathan Metzl cited in “As New York’s Gun Law Goes Into Effect, Demand for Permits Spikes”
Sep. 7, 2022—Dr. Jonathan Metzl cited in “As New York’s Gun Law Goes Into Effect, Demand for Permits Spikes.” Those who want to carry concealed weapons will have to undertake 16 hours of classroom training and provide character references. Read more here.
Tara McKay to speak at Tennessee Center for AIDS Research Works in Progress
Sep. 2, 2022—On Monday, September 12 at 3pm, Tara McKay is to speak at Tennessee Center for AIDS Research Works in Progress. Her paper is titled “Effects of Policy and Healthcare Environments on Trust in Public Health and Prevention Uptake among People Living with HIV in the US”. Join the Zoom here.
Professor Aimi Hamraie, who specializes in disability studies, explains how Pottery Barn’s new accessible furniture collection is a win for inclusivity
Jul. 27, 2022—On the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Vanderbilt professor Aimi Hamraie, who specializes in disability studies, explains how Pottery Barn‘s new accessible furniture collection is a win for inclusivity. Learn more, via Fast Company.
October 19th: MHS Advising Pizza Party
Jul. 13, 2022—MHS Advising Pizza Party Wednesday, October 19th, 12:00-2:00pm, Calhoun Portico All MHS students are invited to attend our semi-annual Registration Advising event under the Calhoun Portico (outside). During this time, students can meet briefly with an advisor and have registration holds removed from their account. Please bring your MHS Major Checklist form with you to...
August 30th: MHS Student/Faculty Ice Cream Social
Jul. 13, 2022—MHS Ice Cream Social Tuesday, August 30th, 4:00-5:30pm, Calhoun Portico Interested in global health, medicine, public health, health policies and economies, and more? Come join the students and faculty of Medicine, Health, and Society at our Ice Cream Social. Open to current MHS students and faculty, anyone interested in learning more about MHS, and everyone...
MHS students and alumni named Fulbright Scholars
Jun. 22, 2022—MHS students and alumni awarded 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student Grants include: Iris Kim, BS’21, to conduct research in South Korea Abhi Nathan, BS’21, Fulbright-Nehru Award to conduct research in India Maya Taylor, BS’21, Fulbright-Nehru Award to conduct research in India Mary Elaine Hanna, BA’20, English Teaching Assistantship to Spain Raina Harpalani, BA’22, English Teaching Assistantship...
VUSNAPS and Dr.Tara McKay are featured as part of this month’s Aging Matters: Aging with Pride PBS
Jun. 20, 2022—VUSNAPS and Dr. Tara McKay are featured as part of this month’s Aging Matters: Aging with Pride PBS series along with faces you may know from VUMC and the community. Check it out below! https://www.pbs.org/video/aging-with-pride-imgiz8/
“Facts & Evidence: Navigating the Gun Debate in America” w/ Jonathan Metzl
Jun. 3, 2022—Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy will host a live virtual panel discussion on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at noon to discuss the issue of gun violence in America featuring expert faculty and guest speakers including Vanderbilt University’s Jonathan Metzl and James Blumstein, and Georgetown University’s Mary McCord. Samar Ali,...
Hear MHS students in “American Medicine & the World” with Prof Laura Stark interview the author of Medicalizing Blackness on The New Books Network:
Apr. 29, 2022—Hear MHS students in “American Medicine & the World” with Prof Laura Stark interview the author of Medicalizing Blackness on The New Books Network: https://newbooksnetwork.com/medicalizing-blackness