Medical Anthropology and Global Health Faculty
has active research programs in both the U.S. and Mozambique, and has interests in urban health, racial and ethnic disparities in health, reproductive health, applied international health, and political economy.
uses quantitative behavioral data and mathematical modeling to understand the ways in which behavior and biology intersect to shape the HIV/AIDS epidemic in populations around the world
has researched and written about reproductive health and aging in Bangladesh and U.S. women.
studies biological and behavioral interactions which affect health, fertility, and child growth as affected by household ecology, social epidemiology of diabetes, and cardiovascular disease and aging among Asian-American ethnic groups.
focuses on biological variation across and within populations, using biodemographic, biomarker, and evolutionary approaches.
James T. Pfeiffer
focuses on international health and HIV/AIDS prevention in Mozambique.
has researched and written about biomedicine, psychiatry, and institutions in the United States, as well as religion and healing in Sri Lanka.
integrates qualitative and quantitative approaches to researching maternal and child health in Kenya, Senegal and The Gambia, focusing on nutrition, morbidity and female genital cutting.
has researched and written on conceptualizations of "culture" within "cultural competence" efforts in medical education, and on the role of surrogate decision makers in end-of-life care, as well as on technology, medicine, and media in the practices and politics of reproduction in the United States.