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Jonathan Metzl

Dying of Whiteness: How the politics of racial resentment is killing America’s heartland

Oct. 30, 2019—On the night of Nov. 21, 2014, Becca Campbell, a 26-year-old woman from Florissant, Missouri, died of whiteness.

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Meet Vanderbilt authors at the Southern Festival of Books

Oct. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and alumni will be part of this weekend’s free Southern Festival of Books downtown at War Memorial Plaza and the Nashville Public Library.

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Jonathan Metzl examines how hot-button political issues impact health

Mar. 11, 2019—Professor Jonathan Metzl isn’t afraid to tackle society’s most controversial issues, like guns, mass shootings, health care, race, politics and mental illness.

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The health consequences of backlash politics

Mar. 4, 2019—Public policies rooted in racial resentment can carry grave consequences for health and well-being, according to new research by Vanderbilt psychiatrist and sociologist Jonathan Metzl.

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What’s On My Mind: The bright points of 2018

Dec. 21, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Vanderbilt's work, progress and accomplishments over the past 12 months in his final column of 2018.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Dec. 17, 2018—Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Panel explores issues surrounding gun violence prevention

Feb. 22, 2018—About the same time a Vanderbilt University School of Medicine panel discussion on gun violence prevention ended Feb. 14 in Light Hall, a heavily armed young man barged into his former high school in Parkland, Florida, and opened fire on students and teachers, killing 17 and injuring others.

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‘Gun Violence Prevention: A Community Conversation’ Feb. 14

Feb. 1, 2018—A panel discussion on gun violence prevention, along with a moderated public debate, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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Unique premed program teaches new approach to race and health

Sep. 20, 2017—A premed program that teaches undergraduates about institutional racism is up and coming at Vanderbilt

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What happens when Western psychiatry goes global?

Mar. 6, 2017—A March conference at Vanderbilt about "The Global Psyche" will feature two keynote speeches open to the public

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Unique premed program provides tools to understand social contexts for health

Nov. 30, 2016—Seniors who completed the program were as likely as traditional pre-med students to be accepted into medical school.

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Antidepressants: A treatment for bad marriages?

Jul. 7, 2016—Psychiatrists usually treat marriage troubles by prescribing drugs meant for depression, a new study from Vanderbilt University shows.

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