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HEALTHCARE DECISION-MAKING AT THE BORDERS: NEGOTIATING KNOWLEDGE, ALTERNATIVES, AND EMOTION IN TIMES OF PERSONAL CRISIS
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Reviewed By: Society for Medical Anthropology
Wednesday, November 14, 2012: 2:00 PM-5:45 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists
Organizers:  Michael D Adair-Kriz (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Chairs:  Amy B. Nichols-Belo (Mercer University and Randolph-Macon College) and Gerard P Alolod (Columbia University, Teachers College)
Discussants:  Helen S Chapple (Creighton University) and Mary K Anglin (University of Kentucky)
3:00 PM
Brokering Bodies: Healthcare Providers and the Moral Economies of Organ Donation
Gerard P Alolod (Columbia University, Teachers College)
3:30 PM
Discussant
Helen S Chapple (Creighton University)
3:45 PM
Break
4:15 PM
“If You don’t Cut It, You May Lose the child”: Cough, Medical Pluralism and Uvulectomy In Tanzania
Siri Lange (Chr. Michelsen Institute and Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI))
4:30 PM
The Bounds of Belief In Belize: Health, Belief and Biomedicine In Rural Communities
Douglas C Reeser (University of South Florida and University of South Florida)
4:45 PM
Accessing Mexican Medical Care: The Dilemma of Difference
Matt David Dalstrom (Rockford College and Rockford College)
5:15 PM
Sharing Borders: Health Care Decision Making In a Dutch Nursing Home
Jolanda Lindenberg (Leiden University and Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing)
5:30 PM
Discussant
Mary K Anglin (University of Kentucky)