3-1030
BORDER CROSSINGS IN MEDICINE, ILLNESS, AND HEALTH
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Reviewed By: Society for Medical Anthropology
Thursday, November 15, 2012: 4:00 PM-5:45 PM

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Chair:  Ashley M Vaughan (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
4:00 PM
Border-Crossing and the Politics of Body Modification Among Puerto Rican Transgender Women: Findings From the TRANS-Forma Project
Mark B Padilla (University of Michigan and Florida International University), Sheilla Rodríguez Madera (University of Puerto Rico, Carolina), Nelson Varas-Díaz (University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras) and Ana Vasques Guzzi (University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras)
4:15 PM
Invisible Borders: Everyday Life Between Knowing and Not-Knowing
Kathrin Houmøller (Section for Anthropology and Ethnography, Aarhus University)
4:30 PM
Enacting Prophylactic ICD Therapy In the Clinic and the Home
Julie Christina Grew (University of Copenhagen)
5:00 PM
Medical Innovations and Cultural Negotiations: Transformations of the Foetal Cell
Andréa Wictoria Wiszmeg (Lund University and Lund University)
5:30 PM