Category: W6 Reflection

Epidemiology

The area of medical anthropology that I find most interesting is the epidemiology section. Epidemiology is a very interesting study as it combines aspects of anthropology and statistics to trace patterns of health, different causes, and the effects of diseases…

Community Health

When providing healthcare to a community, it is not merely those that are sick that one is affecting. The most important thing with this is the upbringing and improvement of the healthcare, itself. In other words, treating an elderly patient…

Community health

  I chose community health because I’d like to know more about why certain areas within the United States have a higher or lower frequency of certain illnesses and diseases. Also I’d like to know what is causing this fluctuation…

Community Health

I’d say the intersection of anthropology that most interests me would have to be community health. I like the idea of being close and intertwined with an aspect or area of the community in which I feel comfortable and close…

Public Health

I chose to write about public health because it is an area of applied medical anthropology that I myself have considered getting a master’s degree in. I’ve been interested in pursuing a career in the medical field ever since I…

Community health

If I were to be able to be in a part of the health career treating health, I will focus on a smaller scale such as treating the health of the local, so community health is the area of topic….

Clinical Medical Approach

Considering my future goals and current views and feelings towards health, clinical medical anthropology makes the best match. Not only do I agree with a shared wealth of knowledge and feel that more opinions can only help, I also feel…

Public Health

Public Health is a field that captured my interest while working in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.  Pine Ridge is the largest city on one of the bigger indian reservations in the nation.  It is also one of the poorest.  The…

Clinical Medical Anthropology

Though I have a specialization in Global Public Health and Epidemiology, plan on getting my master’s in Public Health and work for Van Buren County Mental Health (a community based health program), Clinical Medical Anthropology is where my future career…

Epidemiology

The intersection of applied medical anthropology I chose to investigate further is epidemiology. I am currently taking the online EPI 390 course with David Barondess and it has definitely opened my eyes up. The definition of Epidemiology is the incidence,…