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Top of the heap: Sherine Hamdy

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This week Sherine Hamdy, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Brown University, takes “Top of the heap” readers into the field of “graphic medicine.”

 

Sherine Hamdy

I’ve only recently come to learn about the growing field of “graphic medicine” – graphic novels and comics that explore medicine from a personal perspective. There are a few annual conferences, and a website …

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Top of the heap: Richard Keller

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Untitled, 2011. Artist: Miler Lagos.

For this latest “Top of the heap” we got in touch with Richard Keller, of the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he sent us this list of his favorite recent reads:

Richard Keller

Rob Nixon, Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard …

In the Journals

In the Journals… July 2012

For this first part of July starting us off  is the July issue of Health with seven articles ranging from issues of identity in an online self-help diabetes community, gendered perspectives of own and partner’s weight  to a critical review on the use of routine patient data and an exploration of the public debate on evidence of complimentary and …