5-0835
HAVE MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGISTS BECOME THE HANDMAIDENS OF PUBLIC HEALTH?
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Reviewed By: Society for Medical Anthropology
Saturday, November 17, 2012: 1:45 PM-5:30 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Teachers of Anthropology in Community Colleges, Students, Those involved in mentoring activities
Organizers:  Darlene McNaughton (Flinders University) and Simone Jane Dennis (Australian National University)
Chairs:  Kirsten Bell (University of British Columbia)
1:45 PM
 the Enslaved Smoker and Other Public Health Tropes: The Need to Reclaim An Anthropological Perspective On ‘risk behaviours’
Simone Jane Dennis (Australian National University) and Kirsten Bell (University of British Columbia)
2:00 PM
2:45 PM
The Pioneers Get the Arrows and the Settlers Get the Land: Negotiating the Interdisciplinary Borders Between Medicine/Public Health, the Humanities and Anthropology
Jerome W Crowder (Universtiy Texas Medical Branch (Medical Humanities)) and Rebecca J Hester (Universtiy Texas Medical Branch)
3:00 PM
Discussion
3:15 PM
Discussion
3:30 PM
Break
3:45 PM
Bite the Hand That Feeds You
Simon Craddock Lee (UT Southwestern Medical Center)
4:00 PM
4:30 PM
“Qualitative Research” and the Anthropologist: Will Public Health Destroy the Ethnography?
Sara M Bergstresser (Boston University and Boston University)
4:45 PM
The ‘truth’ about Anthropologists In Public Health: Critical Multiplism and the Path Forward
Tamar Marie Johnson Antin (Prevention Research Center) and Geoffrey P Hunt (Institute for Scientific Analysis)
5:00 PM
Discussion
5:15 PM
Discussion