5-0295
EVIDENCE OR EXPERIENCE BASED? BIOMEDICINE AS LOCALIZED PRACTICES
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Reviewed By: Society for Medical Anthropology
Saturday, November 19, 2016: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists
Organizers:  Mustafa Abdalla (Freie Universitat Berlin, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology) and Judith Schühle (Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology)
Chairs:  Mustafa Abdalla (Freie Universitat Berlin, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology)
Discussants:  Claire L Wendland (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
10:15 AM
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Judith Schühle (Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology)
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The Politics of Medical Practice and Its Evidence
M Cameron Hay (Miami University)
10:45 AM
Evidence and Experience: Improvising Tuberculosis Care in Tajikistan
Hannah Gilpin Reiss (University of California, Los Angeles)
11:00 AM
Experiential Versus the Ethical: Medical Education and “Professional Patients” in Egypt
Mustafa Abdalla (Freie Universitat Berlin, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology)
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Mentoring Medicine: Learning to be a Doctor in Mexican Obstetrics Wards
Megan K Marshalla (University of Notre Dame) and Vania Smith-Oka (University of Notre Dame)
11:45 AM
Discussant
Claire L Wendland (University of Wisconsin, Madison)