Research Presentation session 2
sAT April 29 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Political Economies of Care
Location: Holmes Learning Studio, TMEC 306
Moderator: Gene Richardson, MD, PhD (Anthropology, Stanford University, expected 2017); Instructor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Raphe Frankfurter, MD/PhD candidate, University of California - San Francisco/Berkeley
“Indirect Rule Redux: Diamond Mining and its Embodiment as Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone”

Jenn Baldwin, MD/PhD candidate, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
“The Politics of Care: VA Care for Combat Head Injuries during the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars”

Nick Iacobelli, MD/PhD candidate, University of Pennsylvania
“Confined: Contortions of Managed Care in State Prison”

Victor Roy, MD/PhD candidate, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Cambridge University (UK)
“Guard these medicines with your life”: the assetification of biomedicine and the case of hepatitis C”

Care: Catalogue and Critique
Location: Peabody Learning Studio, TMEC 106
Moderator: Matt Basilico, MD/PhD candidate, Harvard Medical School

Matt Basilico, MD/PhD candidate, Harvard Medical School
"Combining Ethnographic and Econometric Methods: An Application to Long-Term Opioid Use"

Rachel Niehuus, MD, PhD, Resident Physician (PGY-1), General Surgery, Emory University
“‘My patients disgust me’: On the affective dimensions of care in the hospital”

Young su Park, MD, PhD candidate, Stanford University
"Haunting and Holding onto the Fragments of the Past: Historical Memory and the Body in the Space of Korean Global Health Projects and Political Violence in Ethiopia"

 Sara Rendell, MD/PhD candidate, University of Pennsylvania
“Waiting, Caring: Movement and Relational Ties for West African Migrants in the Midwest”

Policy and Practice of Care
Location: Cannon Learning Studio, TMEC 328
Moderator: Cassie Peitzman, MD/PhD/MPH candidate, Harvard Medical School

Cassandra Peitzman, MD/PhD/MPH candidate, Harvard Medical School
“Provider Access Under Network-Narrowing Competition: Evidence from the Federally-Facilitated Marketplaces”

Shannon Satterwhite, MD/PhD candidate, University of California - San Francisco
"Who is 'The Patient?': Individual and Population in Primary Care"

Maya Lozinski, MD/PhD candidate, University of Chicago
"Paying for Paperwork: Changes in Physician Behavior Under a Billing Incentive Program"

 Karen Scherr, MD/PhD candidate, Duke University
“Preparing patients to participate in clinical appointments: The effect of a novel patient activation intervention”

Professional Formation
Location: Castle Learning Studio, TMEC 128
Moderator: James Meza, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine

James Meza, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine
“You will never be an anthropologist—you think like a doctor”

Sam Scharff, MD/PhD candidate, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
“Psychopathy and Political Fracture in the US Medicolegal System, 1941-1976”

 Alexander Moffett, MD, PhD, Resident Physician (PGY-1), Johns Hopkins
“Meetings without Order: The International Medical Congresses, 1865-1890.”

Suffering, Identity, and Place
Location: TMEC 250
Moderator: Robert Marlin, Dr. Robert Marlin, MD, PhD, MPH, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Elise Duwe, MD/PhD candidate, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
“Surviving and Thriving: An Integrated Critical Theory of Chronic Pain From Stories of Urban American Indians Living With Chronic Pain”

Katherine Warren, MD/PhD candidate, Harvard Medical School
“Overdose, Homicide, and Baltimore City: The Making of the U.S. Heroin Capital”

 Ashish Premkumar, MD, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California - San Francisco
“‘A resumé for the baby’: becoming and the sculpting of narrative among substance-using, pregnant women in San Francisco”

Childbirth Narratives
Location: TMEC 227
Moderator: Margaret Wardlaw, MD, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin Dell, Medical School

Margaret Wardlaw, MD, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin Dell, Medical School
“Blurring the Home-Hospital Divide: Narrative Variations on Birth Technology and Place of Delivery”

Ye Kyung Song, MD/PhD candidate, University of Texas Medical Branch, The Institute for the Medical Humanities
“Implicit Narratives in Gastroschisis Research”

Kelly Colas, DO/PhD candidate, Michigan State University
“Birthing Choices in Southern Mexico: Perspectives on the Options and Issues”