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Rethinking Health, Culture, and Society: Physician-Scholars in the Social Sciences and Medical Humanities

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Rethinking Health, Culture, and Society: Physician-Scholars in the Social Sciences and Medical Humanities

Rethinking Health, Culture, and Society: Physician-Scholars in the Social Sciences and Medical Humanities

April 21-22, 2007 Chicago, Illinois

SATURDAY APRIL 21

8:30 am Breakfast and Registration

9:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks: David Meltzer, M.D., Ph.D.

10:00 am Keynote: Nicholas Christakis, M.D., Ph.D. (Harvard)

11:10 am Research Presentations

SESSION A: BIOETHICS AND MEDICAL AUTHORITY Moderator: Puneet Sahota, M.A. (Washington University in St. Louis)

Julie R. Severson, Ph.C. (University of Washington), “Conflict in the Clinic: Court-Ordered Cesarean Sections”

Brooke Cunningham (University of Pennsylvania), “‘Here We Go Again’: Cultural Memory, Moral Authority, and International Research Ethics”

Brian Taylor, M.A. (Ohio State University), “Abraham Cherrix and the Question of the Medical Decision-Making Authority of Adolescents”

SESSION B: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Moderator: Jennifer Karlin (University of Chicago)

Jennifer L. Baldwin, M.A., M.P.H. (UIUC), “Designing Disability Services in South Asia: Understanding the Role that Disability Organizations Play in Transforming a Rights-Based Approach to Disability”

Sylvia Hood Washington, M.S.E., Ph.D., N.D., (University of Illinois at Chicago), “Historical Interrelationships between Engineering, Infrastructures, and Environmental zyrtec Health Disparities”

Ted Bailey, J.D. (UIUC), “Accommodating Vulnerability: Amartya Sen and Gilles Deleuze on the Ontological Structure of Vulnerability and the Social Ecology of Human Capacity”

SESSION C: MEDICAL PRACTICE AND SOCIAL POSITION Moderator: Andrea Brandon, M.A. (UIUC)

Sakena Abedin, M.D., M.A. (Yale University): “Culture and Social Context in Pediatric Primary Care”

Elise A. Carpenter (University of Pennsylvania), “Expats as Experts: The Role of Western Doctors and Nurses in Botswana’s HIV Drug Therapy Program”

Brendan Hart (Columbia University), “On the Crest of an ‘Epidemic’: Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use among Parents of Children with Autism”

12:40 pm Lunch and Poster Session

2:30 pm Breakout Session: Clinical Vignettes

Michael David, M.D., Ph.D. (History, University of Chicago) William Dale, M.D., Ph.D. (Public Policy, University of Chicago) Christopher Masi, M.D., Ph.D. (SSA, University of Chicago) Daniel McGee, M.D., Ph.D. (ICR, UIUC) Helena Hansen, M.D., Ph.D. (Anthropology, Yale University) Seth Holmes, Ph.D. (Anthropology, UCSF)

4:00 pm Keynote: Anne E. Becker, M.D., Ph.D. (Harvard)

5:00 pm Wine and Cheese Reception

SUNDAY APRIL 22

8:30 am Breakfast and Registration

9:00 am Research Presentations SESSION A: POPULAR PERCEPTIONS OF HEALTH AND Medicine Moderator: Kristen Ehrenberger, M.A. (UIUC)

John Tercier, M.D., Ph.D. (University of California at San Francisco), “Beating a Dead Horse: Cinema and the Resuscitative Protocol”

Barbara Chubak (Johns Hopkins University), “Painted an Inch Thick: Justifying Cosmetic Medicine in Early Modern England”

SESSION B: WESTERN MEDICINE IN NON-TRADITIONAL CONTEXTS Moderator: Jennifer Baldwin, M.A., M.P.H. (UIUC)

Puneet Sahota, M.A. (Washington University in St. Louis), “The Politics and Ethics of Medical/Genetics Research among American Indians”

Ippolytos Kalofonos, M.A. (University of California at San Francisco), “Living with HIV in Central Mozambique: Antiretrovirals, Evangelism, and A Vida Positiva”

Teeb Al-Samarrai, M.D. (Yale University), “Medicine in the Margins: Access, Resistance, and Health Care Utilization among the Taureg of Niger”

SESSION C: CRITICAL PERSPECTICES ON PSYCHIATRIC PRACTICE Moderator: Matthew Gambino, M.A. (UIUC)

Jonathan M. Metzl, M.D., Ph.D. (University of Michigan): “Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and Schizophrenia” Mical Raz (Tel Aviv University), “An Active Docility: Lobotomy Patients, Families, and the Creation of their Lobotomy”

Elizabeth Bromley, M.A., M.D. (University of California at Los Angeles), “Drugs for Cognition: An Ethnography of Schizophrenia Science”

SESSION D: THE SOCIAL PRODUCTION OF BIOMEDICAL KNOWLEDGE Moderator: Talya Salant, Ph.D. (University of Chicago)

Suze Berkhout (University of British Columbia), “Risky Measures: Objectivity and Interpretation in the Science and Methods of Public Health”

Ariel L. Zimerman, M.A., M.D. (Bar Ilan University), “Demarcating the Margins: Malignant Melanoma, Evidence-Based Medicine, and the Empiricist Turn in Modern Medicine”

Andrew Gawron, Ph.D., Nicole Mlynski, Katie Watson, J.D. (Northwestern University), “Scary Stuff: A Humanities Analysis of Ghost Authorship in Medical Research”

10:45 am Career Panel

Joel Braslow, M.D., Ph.D. (University of California at Los Angeles) Lainie Ross, M.D., Ph.D. (University of Chicago) Virginia Chang, M.D., Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania) Niranjan Karnik, M.D., Ph.D. (Stanford University) Deborah Olster, Ph.D. (NIH OBSSR)

12:15 pm Lunch with Disciplinary Breakout Sessions

2:00 pm Keynote: Vanessa N. Gamble, M.D., Ph.D. (Tuskegee University)

3:00 pm Conference Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks Conference Committee and David Meltzer, M.D., Ph.D.

4:00 pm Conference Ends

— “Rethinking Health, Culture and Society: Physician-Scholars in the Social Sciences and Medical Humanities” April 21-22, 2007 Chicago, Illinois [email protected] www.med.uiuc.edu/SSMHConf/

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