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166 Students Attend Interprofessional Education Event

February 18, 2016

As part of the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, 166 students from 9 disciplines came together for 2 days to collaboratively plan 3 geriatrics cases as an interprofessional team. 25 small groups were formed with at least 1 student from Pharmacy, … Continued

Second Disability and Citizenship Series Lecture

February 17, 2016

CONTESTING AUTISM: STRUGGLES OVER NEURAL CITIZENSHIP AND NEUROCULTURES Jigna Desai Chair of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota Thursday 2/25, 330-5pm Donovan Lounge, 2nd Floor Greenlaw Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill Jigna Desai is the author of Beyond … Continued

CFP: Environment, Illness, Literature, Health/Care

February 17, 2016

The Modern Language Association’s Transdisciplinary Conversations Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum announces this call for proposals for its guaranteed session at MLA 2017 in Philadelphia: Environment, Illness, Literature, Health/care Literature of environmental illness, critical perspectives on health, policy, practice. … Continued

Free Online Course: “Medicine and the Arts”

February 16, 2016

Medicine and the Arts: Humanising Healthcare This free online course will explore the intersection of medicine, medical anthropology and the creative arts. Through each of its six weeks, we’ll visit a new aspect of human life and consider it from … Continued

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Humor Conference

February 16, 2016

The Interdisciplinary Approaches to Humor conference will take place at UNC-CH from April 8th to 9th. The goal of this conference is to foster an interdisciplinary dialogue on the topic of humor, and will feature speakers from a variety of academic disciplines including … Continued

“The Evolution of Body Donation” by Kaitlin Cruz

February 11, 2016

“The Evolution of Body Donation” by Kaitlin Cruz Yesterday, February 10, Dr. Susan E. Lederer delivered a lecture on “Human Bodies and the State in 20th century America” as part of her position as the 2016 Nannerl Keohane Distinguished Professor … Continued