Month: April 2021

  • Virchow Awards Open for Submission!

    2021 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 argued that the circumstances and deprivations of poverty increase people’s susceptibility to disease and result […]