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HHC Steering Committee Nominations due Aug 31

August 22, 2022

There are three openings on the Health Humanities Consortium Steering Committee for the 2022-2025 term. New steering committee members will be selected via a vote of the HHC Membership. Only members will be able to serve and/or vote. You may … Read more

Call for Writers: Synapsis

August 5, 2022

Synapsis: A Health Humanities Journal invites new writers! Synapsis is an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines in a “department without walls.” The site is founded and edited by Arden Hegele, … Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Katie Huber, MA

May 11, 2022

By Galilee Ambellu Katie Huber is a double Tar Heel, who currently works as a policy analyst at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. During her undergraduate career, Katie double majored in Interdisciplinary Studies and Anthropology. In an attempt to … Read more

Gargi Dixit on Asian American Mental Health Discussion

May 11, 2022

By Gargi Dixit An Asian American Mental Health Discussion was held on February 16th, 2022, by the Asian American Center (AAC) at UNC-Chapel Hill. As Dr. Heidi Kim, the Director of the AAC, stated, the issue of mental health specific … Read more

Noelle Escobal on Emily Silverman’s Grand Rounds

April 17, 2022

By Noelle Escobal Physician burnout is often described as the physical and emotional exhaustion that many healthcare providers experience due to the demanding, incremental increases in working hours as well as the overwhelming working environments. In fact, many physicians complain … Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Lorena Millo

March 29, 2022

By Baylee Materia When Lorena Millo set foot on UNC’s campus as a first-generation English major, a career in the health professions was nothing more than a distant possibility. It was not until she found her way to UNC’s health … Read more

Teja Siripurapu on Mara Buchbinder’s Grand Rounds

February 19, 2022

By Teja Siripurapu Professor Buchbinder’s January 20, 2022 Health Humanities Grand Rounds talk delved into the complex landscape of medically assisted dying. The basis for this talk was framed through the ethnographic research conducted for Dr. Buchbinder’s book Scripting Death: … Read more