Jonathan M. Metzl
RSVP for Flexner Deans’ Lecture: ‘Mental Illness, Mass Shooting, and the Politics of American Firearms’
Apr. 4, 2019—Jonathan M. Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society will discuss “Mental Illness, Mass Shooting, and the Politics of American Firearms”.
How are big health issues being handled in the U.S. South? Leaders to discuss Affordable Care Act, gun control, income differences, more
Feb. 17, 2016—The complex and often under-addressed political issues facing health and health care in the United States will be tackled March 17-18 during a major interdisciplinary conference at Vanderbilt University, "The Politics of Health in the U.S. South." The conference is free and open to the public.
Nov. 16, 2015—Vanderbilt University is part of a multi-institutional effort to increase research and learning opportunities for women of color.
Dec. 15, 2014—MyVU asked a handful of Vanderbilt faculty members to name the book that left a lasting impression on them this year. Their diverse recommendations span fiction, nonfiction, history, thriller, biography, memoir and more.
Nov. 7, 2014—As the Ebola virus grows into a "global threat," information about the disease mixes with a host of larger questions and concerns. How can we separate reasoned preparation from blind panic?
Oct. 27, 2014—Two committees tasked with fleshing out key initiatives in Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan are now staffed and ready to begin work.
Mar. 27, 2014—A Center for Medicine, Health and Society forum titled "The Politics of Childhood Vaccines" is set for April 9 in Light Hall.
Aug. 20, 2013—With close to 400 undergraduate majors, a new master’s program, a major health conference this fall and a series of new faculty hires, Medicine, Health and Society marks a second consecutive year of expansion.
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.
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...