Symposium on Medicine & Anthropology in Mesoamerica– THIS FRIDAY, 1/31/14

UCLA SYMPOSIUM:

AT THE CROSSROADS: MEDICINE & ANTHROPOLOGY IN MESOAMERICA

This symposium will explore the intersection between global medicine, surgery and anthropology among indigenous communities in Mesoamerica. Maternal mortality in Guatemala will be featured.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014
Neuropsychiatric (NPI)Auditorium, 720 Westwood Blvd, UCLA

8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Lunch included. Free event.

TO RSVP, see link:
http://web.international.ucla.edu/lai/calendar/10309

PROGRAM:
Welcome:

Thomas J. Coates,Ph.D., Director, Center for World Health, David
Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Kevin Terraciano, Ph.D., Director, Latin American Institute ,UCLA

Speakers:

Reza Jarrahy, M.D., F.A.C.S, F.A.A.P. ,Associate Clinical Professor,
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery & Department of
Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine,UCLA

Andrew W. Moyce, M.D. Summit ENT Medical Associates(retired),
Oakland, CA Chair, Hospital de la Familia Foundation, San Francisco

Gary D. Salomon, M.D., Plastic Surgery, St. Francis Memorial Hospital,
SF, Kaiser Permanente Oakland (Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery,
Hand);Board,Hospital de la Familia,

Diane Salomon, CRNA,Department of Anesthesiology, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland

Nicole S. Berry, Ph.D. Medical Anthropologist, Associate Professor,
Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C.

Bonnie Taub, MPH, M.A.,Ph.D., Co-Chair, Latin American Studies
Graduate Program; Fielding School of Public Health & Department of
Anthropology at UCLA

Also Save the Date: Tuesday,March 11: Symposium: “At the Crossroads in Brazil”
RSVP: http://web.international.ucla.edu/lai/calendar/10393