Category: W6 Reflection

Public Health and Anthropology

I picked public health because I plan on going to school for nursing.  I think taking this class and learning about medical anthropology has given me a view of medicine and disease I would have otherwise been oblivious to.  Since…

Clinical Medical Anthropology

As we learned in lecture, applied medical anthropologists do not just study health cross culturally but also here in the U.S. where they study domestic issues of health. I chose to focus on the intersection of Clinical Medical Anthropology because…

Clinical Medicine Anthropology

The area of applied medical anthropology that I chose to further examine is clinical medical anthropology. Clinical medical anthropology involves my personal interests and future plans because I aspire to be a physician. Applied medical anthropology is critical in a…

Global Health and Medical Anthropology

I chose this area of applied medical anthropology to investigate because this is something I really am interested in. Hopefully soon after I graduate id is able to travel overseas to underdeveloped countries and help the locals there. This area…

Public Health and Medical Anthropology

Within the past year I have had increased exposure to the epidemiological and public health perspectives in regards to medicine. I did not have much knowledge prior to taking these classes and really sparked my interest so I decided to…

Global Health and Medical Anthropology

I chose global health and medical anthropology after finding the videos from this week’s materials incredibly interesting. After watching the Tribal Jazzman Scholar’s YouTube clip I began to understand more about medicine and western approaches in foreign regions of the…

Clinical Medical Anthropology

This intersection relates to my life because I am pursuing a career as a physician’s assistant. Clinical medical anthropology applies to my personal interests because in my future work field it is crucial to approach each patient as a different,…

GLOBAL HEALTH AND MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

As Paul Farmer states in his article explaining medical anthropology, it might not be “as action-packed as Indiana Jones makes it appear”. However, I would hasten to add to that for those who interested in learning about the medico-cultural approach,…