- Associate Professor, Dept. of Anthropology
- Core Faculty Member, Asian Studies Center
- Core Faculty Member, Muslim Studies Program
- Medical Anthropology
- Sociocultural Anthropology
- Anthropology of Religion
- Traditional Medicine
- South Asia
“Pain in Indian culture: conceptual and clinical perspectives.” In Todd, Knox and Incayawar, Mario (eds.). Pain, Genes, and Analgesia: Understanding and Managing Pain in Diverse Populations. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. (2012) In press.
“The semantics of pain in Indian culture and medicine.” In Helman, Cecil G. (ed.). Medical Anthropology. Series: The International Library of Essays in Anthropology. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate Publishing. 2008.
“Concepts of arthritis in India’s medical traditions:Ayurvedic and Unani perspectives.” In Whitaker, Elizabeth D. (ed.). Health and Healing in Comparative Perspective. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson/Prentice Hall. Pp. 41-52. 2006.
Turner, Jane, Pugh, Judy, Budiani, Debra. “‘It’s always continuing: first-year medical students’ perspectives on chronic illness.” Academic medicine 80(2):183-188. 2005.
“The language of pain in India.” In Classen, Constance (ed.). The Book of Touch. Oxford: Berg Publishers. Pp. 115-118. 2005.