Category: W6 Reflection

Public Health

I chose to analyze public health. The intersection between public health and medical anthropology is medicine. Public health deals with the overall health of a person while medical anthropology deals with the study of diseases and illnesses in different cultures…

Clinical Medical Anthropology

I have decided to focus on clinical medical anthropology because of the current stance in medicine. In the past few years there has been a new awareness to the importance of culture in caring for patients. As we read a…

Public Health

I chose the sector of public health because I believe that, along with the community sector, public health is a very important component of healthcare in the United States. It is the sector that helps inform and protect the public…

Public Health

The area that I chose to further investigate is public health. The career path I plan to follow after I complete my undergraduate studies in human biology is to get a masters degree in public health. I know that there…

Community Health

I chose to discuss community health because  it is such an important topic anthropologically and because community health is something I hope to be apart of in the future. Something unique about community health is that each community has its own…

Community Health

I was really intrigued by the fact that in the Dr. Farmer’s Remedy Video, that in Haiti because of these community health workers their health was better and lasted longer than in the United States. Is this Just because they…

Clinical Medical Anthropology

For this week’s reflection post I chose clinical medical anthropology specifically because I believe it is the most applicable to my future career. In lecture we learned that medical anthropologists analyze issues that are very specific to a specific client….

Public health

I recently decided to switch what I wanted to do after college and since my change of plans I have been trying to figure out exactly what I want to do. After talking to many people and telling them my…

Clinical Medical Anthropology

The area of applied medical anthropology that I chose to investigate further is the field of clinical medical anthropology. I chose this field due to the fact that I would one day like to be a physician’s assistant and in…