The 2011 SMA awards

Congratulations to everyone who won an award from the Society for Medical Anthropology or one of its interest groups in 2011!  (Unfortunately we don’t have a list which includes the titles of all winning submissions):

New Millenium Book Award: 


The Eileen Basker Prize given for an extended case study on gender and health.


MASA Dissertation Award


MASA Mentoring Award given in recognition of excellence in graduate student mentorship:  
  • Frances Barg (UPenn)


Polgar Prize given to the “best” article published in the preceding volume of the MAQ.


WHR Rivers Prize (undergraduate):
  • Shannon Ward (Wellesley)


Virchow Awards (Critical Anthropology of Global Health – CAGH)
  • Professional Award: Sharon Abramowitz (U of Florida)
  • Graduate Student Award: Amy L Moran-Thomas (Princeton U); Honorable Mention: Laura Eichelberger (U of Arizona)
  • Undergraduate Award: Claire Wagner (Dartmouth College); Honorable Mention: Joshua Franklin (Princeton U)


AIDS and Anthropology Research Group Prizes (AARG)


The Council on Anthropology and Reproduction (CAR) Graduate Student Paper Awards

  • Meghana Joshi
  • Chen-I Kuan
  • Honorable Mention: Rachel Olson


The Alcohol, Drug, and Tobacco Study Group Paper competition (ADTSG)
  • Brian Anderson (Stanford University)


Science, Technology & Medicine (STM) Interest Group Graduate Student Prize

  • Amy Moran-Thomas (Princeton U)

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