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Race and Genomics/Genetics

February 23, 2013
The Center on Social Disparities in Health University of California, San Francisco, is glad to announce the talk by Dr Barbara Koenig on 'Race and Genomics/Genetics', for Wednesday March 6, Laurel Heights Campus, Noon-1:30 PM.

The Bay Area History of Medicine Society presents Victoria Sweet

February 11, 2013
On Wednesday February 13, at 630 pm, UCSF Library at Parnassus, Victoria Sweet MD. Associate Clinical Professor UCSF, will give a presentation titled "God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine."

From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology

February 08, 2013
The Hastings Law Journal and the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy invite you to our upcoming conference entitled "From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology." Friday, February 8th, 2013 from 8am to 6:30pm Alumni Reception Center (2nd...

Fishing for Affinity: Gender Benders and Indirect Environmental Activism in Contemporary China

January 18, 2013
On Wednesday, January 30, Janelle Lamoreaux, PhD Candidatea at the UC Berkeley/UCSF Joint Medical Anthropology Program, will present her work on 'Gender Benders and Indirect Environmental Activism in Contemporary China' as part of the DAHSM Diana Forsythe Dissertation Seminar.

Next Culpeper seminar after the holidays: Susan Jones on how anthrax became a biological weapon

December 18, 2012
Please note that the next Culpeper Seminar Series will be on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights campus in Conference Room 474.

"Bend it like Beckham": the ethics of genetically testing children for athletic potential.

December 01, 2012
The next Culpeper Seminar Series is next Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474.

Call for papers: Medical Humanities, Health and Disease in Culture

November 23, 2012
The Popular Culture and American Culture Associations is presenting a conference titled "Medical Humanities, Health and Disease in Culture", which will take place in Washington DC, March 27-30, 2013

A Narrative Future for Health Care

November 08, 2012
Humanities scholars, social scientists and clinicians are learning to write and read clinical discourse in ways that take account of developing narratological thinking in literature, philosophy and ethics. They have started to recognize and describe narrative impulse, shape, and techniques in...

The Sensory Ethic of Care in Botswana's Cancer Ward

November 07, 2012
Julie Livingston, PhD, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, is the next speaker for the DAHSM Culpeper Seminar Series on November 13th.

Behind a Veil of Smoke: The Rise of the Department of Research and Development at Philip Morris, 1945-1955

October 23, 2012
As part of the DAHSM Culpeper Seminar Series, Brianna Rego, Postdoctoral Fellow at the

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