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Alumni Spotlight: Nick Allen

October 8, 2020

Not long gone, and definitely not forgotten, Nick Allen completed his Master’s degree in UNC’s English Department’s Literature, Medicine, and Culture program in 2019 and thus concluded his role as HHIVE Lab Coordinator. Nick discovered HHIVE through his undergraduate thesis … Continued

Mili Dave on Dr. Damon Tweedy’s Grand Rounds

September 14, 2020

Dr. Damon Tweedy’s Grand Rounds: “Reflections on Race and Medicine in the Year of COVID-19 and National Protests” “#BlackLivesMatter.” It is Instagrammed and retweeted, inscribed onto signs and roared at protests rippling across the nation. It is echoed everywhere yet … Continued

Careless Healthcare: Ableism During COVID-19 by Taha Lodhi

May 29, 2020

While the COIVD-19 pandemic has been covered extensively by news media, one conversation is often left unspoken: ableism is unjustly placing disabled people at a higher risk of COVID-19 infection and mortality. An ableist perspective implements “biased attitudes and beliefs” … Continued

Age in the Time of COVID-19 by Tam Nguyen

April 20, 2020

While much uncertainty surrounds the coronavirus pandemic, one narrative remains steadfast: people over 60, and especially over 80, are particularly vulnerable to severe or fatal infection. Of the confirmed cases in China, nearly 15% of patients over 80 have died. For those … Continued

Bateman on Yolanda Wilson’s Grand Rounds

February 19, 2020

What defines a difficult patient? Could you be defined as a difficult patient? Dr. Yolanda Wilson, an assistant professor of Philosophy at Howard University and current National Humanities Center fellow, utilized these questions to facilitate discussion on the meaning of … Continued

Hiram College Summer Seminar: Health Humanities 2020

January 19, 2020

Health Humanities 2020: Narrative and Counternarrative July 8-11, 2020 at Hiram College Professors Emily Waples and Erin Gentry Lamb invite applications for this year’s Hiarm Summer Seminar: “Health Humanities 2020: Narrative and Coutnernarrative,” to be held on the campus of … Continued