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Meet the Author – Dr. Emily Mendenhall

July 14, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Emily Mendenhall shares her new book “Unmasked” on July 14th at 7:00 pm in Mahan Hall. This book is the recipient of the 2022 Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Prize from Vanderbilt University Press for the best book in the area of art or medicine.
Dr. Emily Mendenhall is a medical anthropologist and Professor in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She has published widely in anthropology, medicine, psychology, and public health. Her books include Syndemic Suffering (2012), Global Mental Health ( 2015), Rethinking Diabetes (2019), and Unmasked (2022). Dr. Mendenhall was awarded the George Foster Award for Practicing Medical Anthropology by the Society for Medical Anthropology in 2017.
She is Editor-in-Chief of Social Science and Medicine-Mental Health and leads the office of Medical Anthropology and Critical Social Science. She has served as Honorary Faculty at the University of the Witwatersrand for the past decade. At Georgetown, she leads the global health concentration in the Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) Program in the School of Foreign Service.


July 14, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Mahan Hall
1838 Highway 86
Milford, Iowa 51351
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