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Please take 1-2 minutes to fill out this SMA form on SIG Membership

The Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA) supports SIGs as an important part of strengthening communication and collaboration among scholars based on topical interests. As a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA), we report our membership … Continue reading

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Virchow Competition is now open. Submissions due June 15 @ 12PM PST.

2019 Rudolf Virchow Awards—Critical Anthropology for Global Health Rudolf Virchow, a 19th century German physician and anthropologist, was a key founder of social medicine. His contributions centered on his recognition that multiple intersecting factors—social, political, and economic—produce disease and illness. He … Continue reading

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CAGH Newsletter

Dear CAGH Members – On the heels of our meeting in San Jose, we wanted to send several important updates regarding leadership, this year’s initiatives, and Virchow Award winners. Thanks to those who joined us in person at the meetings. … Continue reading

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Job Announcement at Central Washington University

The Department of Anthropology and Museum Studies in the College of the Sciences at Central Washington University invites applications for a tenure track, full-time position in medical anthropology, to begin September 16, 2019. We are seeking a sociocultural anthropologist with … Continue reading

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Job Announcement!

The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona has three open positions in Women’s Health, Global Health and Indigenous Health. Please circulate widely! Details can be found at the following links: Associate/Full Professor – … Continue reading

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The 2018 Rudolf Virchow Awards is now accepting submissions!

Rudolf Virchow, a 19th century German physician and anthropologist, was a key founder of social medicine. His contributions centered on his recognition that multiple intersecting factors – social, political, and economic – produce disease and illness. He argued that the … Continue reading

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Announcing a new reader/textbook for people teaching Global Health by Peter Brown and Svea Closser

Announcing a new reader/textbook for people teaching Global Health. Foundations of Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Reader by Peter Brown and Svea Closser (March, 2018) now available from Oxford University Press. It is easy to order an examination copy with the … Continue reading

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Emerging Voices for Global Health

CAGH member Priscilla Magrath shares a training opportunity that may be of interest: We would like to bring to your attention the recently issued call for EV4GH2018 venture, linked to the 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research scheduled to … Continue reading

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Please fill out membership form for CAGH by Dec. 15

Dear CAGH members,  We would like to alert you to recent changes in our membership policy and procedures for Special Interest Groups (SIGs). The Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA) supports SIGs as an important part of strengthening communication and collaboration … Continue reading

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TAS initiative “End of AIDS” published. Access it now!

The Take a Stand (TAS) initiative on the ‘End of AIDS’ is happy to announce that its TAS statement has now been published in the journal Global Public Health. This was one of several TAS initiatives coordinated by the Critical Anthropology of … Continue reading

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