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medical anthropology

The study of the impact of biology, culture, ecology, economics, environment, language, politics, and society on healing, health, health care, illness, and treatment.
See also: anthropology
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Overall, however, Anthropology of Infectious Disease is written clearly and compellingly and would make an important addition to a course in public health, medical anthropology, or even microbiology.
This book is highly recommended for readers in a wide range of fields such as science and technology studies; medical anthropology; the study of reproduction, population and health; research on the consequences of Agent Orange; and Vietnamese Studies.
Memorable course: Medical Anthropology, about how our social and environmental worlds shape our physical health
Kristen Jacklin, associate professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in the field of medical anthropology, is one of 47 principal investigators on the CCNA and is co-leading a research team called "Team 20: Issues in dementia care for rural and Indigenous populations." Its first two years of research will be spent working with Manitoulin First Nations health centres.
Kleinman is professor of medical anthropology in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine and professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Alschuler graduated from Brown University with an undergraduate degree in Medical Anthropology and received a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University.
Alschuler graduated from Brown University with a degree in medical anthropology and received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University in 1994.
But the reason that Drinking Smoke is going to become a classic work of medical anthropology is because Marshall uses tobacco to illustrate and elaborate on the idea of the syndemic.
She documents and reflects on how women attend to their bodies in alienated ways, often undergoing cosmetic surgeries that are presented as pragmatic solutions to "vulvar excess." We believe the article is destined to become a classic in the field of women's health and in feminist medical anthropology. The article was published in Feminist Studies Volume 39, Number 1 (2013).
student of Medical Anthropology of the City University of New York to Citizen News Service - CNS.
They include genetics, poetry, African American literature, biology and medical anthropology.

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