Critical Pedagogies of Health and Society

William Egginton

William Egginton

by pendari • July 5, 2018

William Egginton, PhD is the Decker Professor in the Humanities and Director of the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute. His research and teaching focus on Spanish and Latin American literature, literary theory, and the relation between literature and philosophy. Professor Egginton is the author of numerous books, including How the World Became a Stage (2003), Perversity and Ethics (2006), A Wrinkle in […]


Javier de la Maza

by pendari • June 20, 2018

Dr. de la Maza is a physician and filmmaker originally from Chile. He is currently earning a Masters in Health Education & Health Communication from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Before moving to Baltimore with his wife and two children, he worked as a pediatric emergency physician for five years in his […]


Graham Mooney

by pendari • May 17, 2018

I am interested in the history of public health interventions and the relationship between public health policies and population health outcomes. My publications encompass a diverse range of topics from sex differentials in mortality to the health-related aspects of urban governance. My recent book, Instrusive Interventions: Public Health, Domestic Space, and Infectious Disease Surveillance in […]


Joseph Carrese

by pendari • December 27, 2017

Joseph Carrese, MD, MPH, FACP is Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, a member of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and a core faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. Dr. Carrese’s scholarship focuses on clinical ethics and professionalism, […]


David Shih Wu

David Shih Wu

by pendari • December 20, 2017

David Shih Wu, MD, is Director of Palliative Care at Johns Hopkins Bayview and Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine. After graduating from Yale with a B.A. in English, he completed medical training at Baylor College of Medicine, followed by Internal Medicine residency and Palliative Care fellowship at the University of Washington. […]


Brian Garibaldi

by pendari • November 30, 2017

Brian Garibaldi is an assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, where he attends in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) and the Interstitial Lung Disease clinic. Brian was instrumental in creating the Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit (BCU), one of 10 federally funded BCUs that provide care for patients infected with […]


Jacek Mostwin

by pendari • November 20, 2017

Jacek Mostwin, MD, D.Phil  is  Professor of Urology with expertise in pelvic surgery and lower urinary tract function, at Hopkins since 1978; full time active faculty since 1985. He directed an NIH sponsored laboratory on bladder function for seven years. Since then he has been active in medical ethics and education with special focus on […]


Roy Ziegelstein

by pendari • November 20, 2017

Roy Ziegelstein, MD, is the Vice Dean for Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Vice Chair of Humanism in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He is the Sarah Miller Coulson and Frank L. Coulson, Jr., Professor of Medicine, and the Mary Wallace Stanton Professor of Education. […]


Lakshmi Krishnan

by pendari • November 15, 2017

Lakshmi Krishnan earned her MD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and her DPhil (PhD.) in English Literature from the University of Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. Her dissertation was on the transgressive poetics and prose practices of Victorian poet A.C. Swinburne and his relationship to genre. She completed a residency […]


Carolyn Sufrin, Associate Director

by pendari • November 14, 2017

Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, is a medical anthropologist and Ob/Gyn at Johns Hopkins University. She has worked extensively on reproductive health issues affecting incarcerated women, from providing clinical care in jail, to research, policy, and advocacy. Her work is situated at the intersection of reproductive justice, health care, and mass incarceration. Her recent book, Jailcare: […]