Accommodations Options

The Politics of Health Conference: Accommodation Information Conference Dates: March 26-28, 2020 Location: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (Airport: BNA) 1) Vanderbilt University has reserved 30 semi-private rooms, with a shared bathroom, at the Scarritt Bennett...

Conference Call-for-Papers

The Politics of Health Conference: Call-for-Papers *New Abstract Deadline: October 4, 2019* Abstract Decisions: November 20, 2019 To submit an abstract, please click here.  Please email questions to 2020hhc@vanderbilt.edu  The sixth annual Health Humanities Consortium...
Ebola in Perspective: Health, Panic, and Politics

Ebola in Perspective: Health, Panic, and Politics

On November 12th, 2014 the Vanderbilt Center for Medicine, Health and Society hosted a cross-campus panel titled Ebola in Perspective: Health, Panic, and Politics. The panel brought clinicians and public health experts involved in treating the ebola virus into...
Action Plan to Contain Ebola

Action Plan to Contain Ebola

Muktar Aliyu The epidemic of Ebola Virus Disease in Africa continues to spiral out of control. As health professionals we owe it to our communities to contribute to halting this outbreak. Doing so will require courage – the courage to confront the paranoia that...
Ebola Outbreak’s Impact on MHS

Ebola Outbreak’s Impact on MHS

Else Sharp The 2014 Ebola outbreak is very relevant to the study of Medicine, Health and Society because the curriculum asks students to look at the cultural, economic, social and political factors that impact health. Ebola is a great case study for students of MHS,...