Message From The Chair

The Department of Social Medicine is committed to teaching, research, and service that addresses the social dimensions of health, illness, and doctoring. Our department, housed within the UNC School of Medicine, is unique in its disciplinary diversity. Social Medicine faculty encompass an extraordinary range of fields in the humanities, social sciences, and clinical medicine.

 

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6 days ago

Rebecca Walker interview with Discover Magazine: Scientists Put a Human Intelligence Gene Into a Monkey. Other Scientists are Concerned.

Discover magazine top science stories of 2019:  Scientists Put a Human Intelligence Gene Into a Monkey. Other Scientists are Concerned. Rebecca Walker  speaks with Discover magazine on scientists’ putting an “intelligence” gene in nonhuman primates. https://www.discovermagazine.com/mind/scientists-put-a-human-intelligence-gene-into-a-monkey-other-scientists-are  

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2 months ago

Tonia Poteat launches new study LITE Plus, that examines the relationship between intersectional stigma, stress, and HIV comorbidities among Black and Latina transgender women living with HIV.