Critical Pedagogies of Health and Society

Lindsey Grubbs

Lindsey Grubbs

by pendari • September 26, 2019

Lindsey Grubbs is a Hecht-Levi Postdoctoral Fellow at the Berman Institute of Bioethics. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Emory University, where she also obtained a certificate in bioethics. Grounded in the health humanities and feminist disability studies, her research and teaching focus on the literary and cultural history of medicine in America and […]


Alexander Parry

Alexander Parry

by pendari • September 12, 2019

Alex received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and his M.A. from the Literary and Cultural Studies program at the University of Oklahoma. His previous research analyzed how the domestic reformer Catharine Beecher combined religion and physiology to provide health advice for nineteenth-century American women. He has also examined how the turn-of-the-twentieth-century […]


Joanna Behrman

Joanna Behrman

by pendari • September 12, 2019

Joanna Behrman is a PhD candidate in the Department of the History of Science and Technology at Johns Hopkins University. Her research work has included multiple projects at the intersection of gender and the history of science education. She is currently finishing her dissertation on the influence of women’s colleges on the history of women […]


Daniel Polsky

Daniel Polsky

by pendari • May 15, 2019

Daniel Polsky is the 40th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Health Economics at Johns Hopkins University. He holds joint appointments in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Carey Business School.  From 1996-2016 he was on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was the Robert D. Eilers Professor the Wharton […]


KAMNA BALHARA

Kamna Balhara

by pendari • September 17, 2018

Dr. Kamna Balhara, MD, MA, is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Assistant Program Director of the emergency medicine residency program at Johns Hopkins. She practices clinically in the emergency departments at Hopkins and Bayview. Her research interests include graduate medical education, patient safety and access to care, and the medical humanities. She is […]


SARAH ROTH

Sarah Roth

by pendari • September 10, 2018

Sarah Roth is a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. Spanning the United States and Mexico, her ethnographic research follows the experiences of individuals, families, and providers affected by the intersection of cancer care and genetic medicine. She is interested in the ways in which risk, disease, and involvement in clinical […]


ALEXANDRE WHITE

Alexandre White, Associate Director

by pendari • September 7, 2018

Alexandre White is a Provost’s Post-Doctoral Fellow in Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. He earned his PhD in Sociology from Boston University, an MSc. in Sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a B.A. in Black Studies from Amherst College. His work sits at the intersection of global health research, medical […]


Charles Wiener

Charles Wiener

by pendari • July 6, 2018

Charles Wiener is vice president of academic affairs and vice president of Asia operations for Johns Hopkins Medicine International. He leads multiple global projects, including strategic planning, oversight of educational infrastructure planning and medical training. Dr. Wiener is also a professor of medicine and physiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and director […]


YULIA FRUMER

Yulia Frumer

by pendari • July 5, 2018

I study the development of science and technology in Japan. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins I obtained a Masters degree from the Cohn Institute for the History of Sciences and Ideas at Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D. from the History of Science Program at Princeton University. I subsequently spent a year at the Max […]


Henry Fessler

Henry Fessler

by pendari • July 5, 2018

Dr. Henry Fessler is a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He holds a joint appointment in health policy and management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His areas of clinical expertise include pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. Dr. Fessler is the director of the fellowship […]