Panel discussion on men’s health is Oct. 21by Jim Patterson Oct. 1, 2014, 10:36 AM
A distinguished group of Vanderbilt faculty will discuss “Men’s Health and the Politics of Masculinity” during a public forum Oct. 21 on campus.
The event, sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Center for Medicine, Health and Society, will be moderated by Jonathan M. Metzl, the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and director of the Center for Medicine, Health and Society. Participating will be:
- Tyson H. Brown, assistant professor of sociology
- Derek M. Griffith, associate professor of medicine, health, and society
- Claire S. King, assistant professor of communications studies
- Ken MacLeish, assistant professor of medicine, health, and society and anthropology
The 2:30 to 4 p.m. forum in Furman Hall, Room 114 is free and open to the public. It will be recorded and shared later on the Vanderbilt News website.
The Center for Medicine, Health and Society is an innovative multidisciplinary center that studies the social and societal dimensions of health and illness. Its scholarship, teaching and wide-ranging collaborative projects explore medicine and science in a wide array of cultural contexts while at the same time fostering productive dialogue across disciplinary boundaries.