Research Presentation session 3
SUN April 30 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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Situating Clinical Knowledge
Location: Holmes Learning Studio, TMEC 306
Moderator: Dr. Erica Dwyer, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine Primary Care Resident, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School

Farrah Alkhaleel, BA, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
“Innovations in Clinical Trial Design: The Role of Physicians in Clinical Research Reforms During Post-World War I America, 1925-1932”

Shireen Saxena, BA, University of Rochester
“Meditation as Medicine: A Review of Qualitative Research on Internal Experience”

Rachel Cane, MD, PhD, University of Chicago
“Dispatches from the OSH: Queering Medicine at the Periphery”

Embodied Histories
Location: Peabody Learning Studio, TMEC 106
Moderator: Dr. Scott Podolsky, MD, Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Kenny Urena-Gonzalez, undergraduate student, Grand Valley State University
“Identity on the West Side of Grand Rapids: A History of Westown”

Shannon Guillot-Wright, Community Health Research Fellow, University of Texas Medical Branch
“Swinging the Lantern: A Critical Analysis of Economic and Governance Policies that Affect the Health Care Experiences of Seafarers”

 Maxwell Rogoski, MD/PhD candidate, University of Pennsylvania
“The Logic of Irritation and Workers’ Skin in the Industrial U.S., 1900-1930”

Gender and Power
Location: Cannon Learning Studio, TMEC 328
Moderator: Utpal Sandesara, MD/PhD candidate, University of Pennsylvania

Utpal Sandesara, MD/PhD candidate, University of Pennsylvania
“Unexpected Daughters and Accidentally Rejected Sons: An Ethnographic View on Uncertainty and Error in Ultrasound Sex Determination in Western India”

 John Heintz, MD/PhD candidate, Harvard Medical School
“Caged: Intimate Violence on the Margins of the City”

 Morgen Chalmiers, MD/PhD candidate, University of California - San Diego School of Medicine
“The Deserving Fetus and the Unruly Laboring Body: Tensions between Discipline and Care in Maternal Health”

Josh Franklin, MD/PhD Student, University of Pennsylvania
“Very special and out of the ordinary”: normativity and belonging in care for transgender youth

Networks, Data and Cyberspace  
Location: Castle Learning Studio, TMEC 128
Moderator: Dr. David Scales, MD, PhD, Hospitalist at Cambridge Health Alliance and Instructor of Medicine at Harvard University

David Scales, MD, PhD, Hospitalist at Cambridge Health Alliance and Instructor of Medicine at Harvard University
“Social Syndromic Surveillance: Can social epidemics be tracked using non-traditional search query data?”

Jonathan Shaffer, PhD candidate, Boston University
“The structure of scientific citation networks as a source of political framing in global health”

Molly Hales, MD/PhD candidate, University of California - San Francisco
“Techno-Mourning: Digital intimacies between the living and the dead”

 Laura Bloomfield, MD/PhD candidate, Stanford University
“The Importance of Ethnographic Data and Social Network Structures in Determining Infection Risk for Individuals in Rural Communities of Bangladesh and Uganda”

Social Entanglements of Health and Disease
Location: TMEC 250
Moderator: Jessica Minor,  MD/PhD candidate, Yale University

Jessica Minor, MD/PhD candidate, Yale University
“Health Disparities Research in Latinx Populations: Current Challenges and Recommendations”

Farhad Udwadia, BA student, McGill University
“The Indian Healthcare System: Through a Case Study of Neurofibromatosis”

Spencer Stubbs, BA, University of Pennsylvania
“The Metaphysics of Entropy: Applying Metaphor to the Urban Emergency Department”

Alexandra Woodcock, MD candidate, University of Utah School of Medicine
“At the edge of care- how does deservingness interpose between prenatal care and substance use in pregnancy?”

 Medical Humanities
Location: TMEC 227
Moderator: Dr. Christine Murphy, MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas, Medical Branch

Christine R. Murphy, MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas, Medical Branch; Michele A. Carter, PhD, Professor, Institute for Medical Humanities, University of Texas, Medical Branch
“In the LAMP Light”

 Adrianna Beczek, Jagiellonian University
“Knowing the Patient – Knowing the Other? Narrative-based medicine as a field of intersection of anthropology and medical practice”

Steve Server, MD/PhD candidate, University of Chicago
“Medicine, Narration, and Knowledge: An Analytic Philosophy of (Patient) History”

Marguerite Changala, MD candidate, University of California - San Francisco
“What is the value of studying the humanities in medical school?: The medical student perspective.”