3-0930
PATHWAYS AND APPROACHES TO PRACTICING ANTHROPOLOGY IN VETERAN AND MILITARY HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
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Reviewed By: National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
Thursday, December 4, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:15 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Students, Those involved in mentoring activities
Organizers:  Karen Besterman-Dahan (Department of Veterans Affairs) and Megan B McCullough (Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, Department of Veterans Affairs)
Chairs:  Kenda R Stewart (Department of Veterans Affairs)
Discussants:  David A Himmelgreen (University of South Florida)
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Clinical Pharmacy and the Social Life of Medication: An Ethnographic Exploration of Policy and Practice in the VA
Megan B McCullough (Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, Department of Veterans Affairs)
3:00 PM
Taking the Road More Graveled: The Bumps and Triumphs of Anthropologically Evaluating a Veterans’ Rural Health Organization
Kenda R Stewart (Department of Veterans Affairs), Jane Moeckli (Department of Veterans Affairs) and Sarah S Ono (Department of Veterans Affairs and OHSU)
3:15 PM
Employment As Rehabilitation for Veterans with a Spinal Cord Injury: Case Studies of Success
Bridget Cotner (US Department of Veterans Affairs), Jennie Keleher (US Department of Veterans Affairs), John K Trainor (US Department of Veterans Affairs), Danielle O'Connor (US Department of Veterans Affairs), Lisa Ottomanelli (US Department of Veterans Affairs) and Lance Goetz (US Department of Veterans Affairs)
3:30 PM
Practicing Anthropology to Give Voice to Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury to Inform Community Reintegration Services and Policy
Karen Besterman-Dahan (Department of Veterans Affairs) and Gail Powell-Cope (US Department of Veterans Affairs)
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
Discussant
David A Himmelgreen (University of South Florida)