Global Health Colloquium featuring Eugene Richardson-"Epidemic Illusions: The Symbolic Violence of Public Health Discourse"

Feb 16, 2018, 12:00 pm1:30 pm
Bowl 1, Robertson Hall
Free & open to the public
Event Description

Global Health Colloquium

Eugene Richardson, Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Richardson received his MD from Cornell University Medical College and his PhD in Anthropology from Stanford University. He completed residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center.

Dr. Richardson previously served as the clinical lead for Partners in Health’s Ebola response in Kono District, Sierra Leone, where he conducted mixed-methods research projects related to the 2014-16 Ebola outbreak. His overall focus is on biosocial approaches to epidemic disease prevention, containment, and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. He has also worked as a clinician for Médecins Sans Frontières, a World Bank consultant for HIV prevention in Swaziland, and a research scientist at the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Lunch will be served beginning at 11:45am

Organized by the Global Health Program.
Co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School's Center for Health & Wellbeing and the Department of Anthropology.