SMA CAGH Health Insurance Reform Digital Repository

SMA CAGH Health Insurance Reform Digital Repository

As part of a larger initiative for the Society for Medical Anthropology ‘s Critical Anthropology of Global Health (CAGH) Interest Group on Health Insurance Reform, I will be constructing a digital repository feature sources on global heath insurance reform. If you would like to submit a source, please contact me at frichard@msu.edu. For more information … Continue reading

AAA 2011: Redefining Insurance, Redefining Governance: U.S. Health Insurance Reform in Global Perspective

AAA 2011: Redefining Insurance, Redefining Governance: U.S. Health Insurance Reform in Global Perspective

For the 2011 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, I chaired and helped organize a double panel entitled, Redefining Insurance, Redefining Governance: U.S. Health Insurance Reform in Global Perspective, with Sarah Horton and Julie Armin. Members of the Society for Medical Anthropology’s Critical Anthropology of Global Health Interest Group released a statement on Health Insurance Reform. … Continue reading

AAA 2011: The Racialization of Illness: Clinician Perspectives on the Role of Race and Ethnicity in Health Disparities

AAA 2011: The Racialization of Illness: Clinician Perspectives on the Role of Race and Ethnicity in Health Disparities

At the 2011 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, I presented an individual paper entitled  ‘Racialization of Illness:Clinician Perspectives on the Role of Race and Ethnicity in Health Disparities’. This research was drawn from a larger NIH funded project, ‘Clinicians’ Concepts of Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Management Of Chronic Illness’, headed by Linda M. Hunt, Professor … Continue reading

Cultural Anthropology Editorial Intern Program

Cultural Anthropology Editorial Intern Program

Since 2011, I have participated in Cultural Anthropology’s Editorial Intern Program. My first project involved creating a supplemental page for A. David Napier’s publication “NonSelf Help: How Immunology Might Reframe the Enlightenment” in February 2012 Cultural Anthropology volume. I also had the opportunity to interview Napier, which is also featured on the supplemental page here. … Continue reading