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InCHIP Lecture: Catherine Panter-Brick

Thursday, January 31, 2019
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
J. Ray Ryan Bldg, Room 204

Catherine Panter-Brick, MA, MSc, D.Phil, Yale University

Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:30 – 1:30pm

Title: “A Biocultural Approach to Evaluating Psychosocial Interventions: Refugee Mental Health, Stress, and Resilience.”

**About the Speaker** Catherine Panter-Brick is Professor of Anthropology, Health, and Global Affairs at Yale University, where she directs the Program on Conflict, Resilience, and Health and the Program on Stress and Family Resilience. Her research addresses issues of risk and resilience, in contexts of war, forced displacement, famine, and poverty. She works to develop effective partnerships between scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers. For her work in humanitarian areas, she received the Lucy Mair Medal, awarded by the Royal Anthropology Institute to honor excellence in the application of anthropology to the active recognition of human dignity. She has directed more than forty interdisciplinary research projects in Afghanistan, Ethiopia, the Gambia, Jordan, Mexico, Nepal, Niger, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, and the UK. She publishes extensively in biomedical and social sciences journals, and has coedited seven books, most recently Medical Humanitarianism (Penn Press 2015) and Pathways to Peace (MIT Press, 2014).

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