Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine Section Meeting, March 2016

14/03/2016 in Winter Hall, RCPI, 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2

RAMI Section of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine in collaboration with the Irish Medical Anthropology Network, Centre for Global Health, Trinity College Dublin; Anthropological Association of Ireland

‘Who cares? Addressing disadvantage and inequality through a caring society’

Welcome: Dr Patrick O’Sullivan, President, RAMI Section of Epidemiology and Public Health

Chair: Fiona Larkan, Chair of Anthropological Association for Ireland and Assistant Professor, Centre for Global Health, TCD

Speaker: Professor Arthur Kleinman
Professor Kleinman will speak about his new book ‘A Passion for Society. How we think about human suffering’ which is co-authored by Iain Wilkinson.  Professor Kleinman is the Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Medical Anthropology, and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard University. He currently serves as Director of the Harvard University Asia Center. His books include ‘The Illness narratives’, ‘Patients and healers in the context of culture’, ‘Rethinking Psychiatry’ and ‘What really matters’.

Iain Wilkinson, Reader in Sociology, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent
Ciara Kierans, Senior Lecturer in Medical Anthropology, University of Liverpool
Jamie Saris, Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, Maynooth University
Patrick O’Sullivan, Fellow, Faculty of Public Health Medicine of Ireland and RAMI

Followed by open forum discussion

All Welcome