Center for Medicine Health & Society
Mar. 26, 2012—Jonathan Metzl, director of the Center for Medicine, Health and Society, explains the science behind how the brain weighs decisions and forms political beliefs on the "Melissa Harris-Perry" show.
Nov. 11, 2011—Watch video of Alondra Nelson, associate professor of sociology at Columbia University, speaking Nov. 8. Typically associated with the revolutionary rhetoric and militant action of the Black Power movement of the 1960s and 1970s, the Black Panther Party did significant and lesser-known work pursuing equality in the health care system. Efforts included a network of free...
Nov. 3, 2011—Pioneering efforts by the Black Panther Party to pursue equality in health care will be discussed Nov. 8 during a lecture at Vanderbilt University.
Oct. 12, 2011—Jonathan Metzl was born into medicine but is drawn to the humanities. He’s still insisting on having it both ways.
Oct. 3, 2011—New center director explores connections between humanities and medicine Jonathan Metzl was born into medicine but is drawn to the humanities. He’s still insisting on having it both ways. The new director of Vanderbilt’s Center for Medicine, Health and Society is the son of a pediatrician and a psychoanalyst. Two of his three brothers are...
Sep. 26, 2011—Watch video of Jonathan Metzl, director of the Vanderbilt Center for Medicine, Health and Society speaking on “The future of the Vanderbilt Center for Medicine, Health and Society” Sept. 21, 2011.
Aug. 30, 2011—Jonathan Metzl, the new director of the Center for Medicine, Health and Society at Vanderbilt, will discuss the center's role at a community forum on Wednesday, Sept. 21., at 4:15 p.m.
Jun. 27, 2011—In an essay published June 25 in the journal The Lancet, Jonathan M. Metzl argues that “surprisingly little evidence supports the notion that individuals with mental illness are more likely than anyone else to commit gun crimes.”
Jun. 2, 2011—Art, food, culture and adventure await you on Vanderbilt's campus.
Mar. 4, 2011—Watch video from the March 2 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event. Holly Tucker, associate professor, Center for Medicine, Health & Society and associate professor, French & Italian, spoke on “What Our Medical Past Can Tell Us About Our Genomic Future.” Every era, particularly one deep in “Scientific Revolution” as we now find ourselves, necessarily has to...
Oct. 27, 2005—Recent changes to TennCare, a program launched in 1994 to expand Medicaid coverage to uninsured and uninsurable Tennesseans, will be discussed Nov. 1 during a public forum at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.