Media, Data, & Health

Bioethics: Reckoning with Structures

by Marian Robbins • May 13, 2021

Featuring Dr. Robbie Shilliam and Dr. Jeffrey Kahn of Johns Hopkins University. To register, visit Zoom Webinar. Part of the “Epidemic//Endemic” year-long speaker series sponsored by the Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine. Moderated by Dr. Alexandre White, Associate Director of the Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine. About the Epidemic//Endemic Speaker Series: […]


The Work of Diagnosis: Medical Concepts in Social Life

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Welch Library Building, Room 303 In collaboration with the Department of Anthropology  


Sawyer Seminar

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

The Sawyer Seminar Series on Precision and Uncertainty in A World of Data has a new website! Visit https://worldsofdata.org for updated information on their upcoming events. Sawyer Seminar: Precision and Uncertainty in a World of Data The Departments of Anthropology and the History of Medicine and the Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine will […]


Health Disparities and Structural Racism

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Health Disparities and Structural Racism Featuring Dr. Claire Decoteau & Dr. Lisa Cooper Speaker series – Epidemic//Endemic: Medical Humanities & Social Medicine 2020-21 Zoom Webinar Registration For more information on the series, see below. The COVID-19 epidemic has starkly illuminated a series of structural forces in health and society that produce endemic disparities. As a […]


International Order, Organizations, and Cooperation in the 2020’s

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

International Order, Organizations, and Cooperation in the 2020’s Featuring Dr. Christy Thorton & Dr. Nistan Chorev Speaker series – Epidemic//Endemic: Medical Humanities & Social Medicine 2020-21 Zoom Webinar Registration For more information on the series, see below. The COVID-19 epidemic has starkly illuminated a series of structural forces in health and society that produce endemic […]


Epidemic Narratives: Data, Visualization, and the Mediation of Care

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Kirsten Ostherr and Kim Gallon Co-Sponsored with the Sawyer Seminar on Precision and Uncertainty in a World of Data Reflections on the talks by Alexander Parry Featuring Dr. Kirsten Ostherr & Dr. Kim Gallon Speaker series – Epidemic//Endemic: Medical Humanities & Social Medicine 2020-21 Zoom Webinar Registration For more information on the series, see below. […]


Viral Justice: Pandemics, Policing, and Public Bioethics

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Ruha Benjamin Co-Sponsored by the Berman Institute of Bioethics & Department of Sociology Reflections on Dr. Benjamin’s talk by Kristin Brig Featuring Dr. Ruja Benjamin Speaker series: Epidemic//Endemic: Medical Humanities & Social Medicine 2020-21 Zoom Webinar Registration For more information on the series, see below. The COVID-19 epidemic has starkly illuminated a series of structural […]