Register Now! BioSocial Network May 4 Retreat

Just a reminder about our upcoming retreat, hosted at Johns Hopkins Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine conference "Health, Medicine and Civil Unrest," May 4-5, Baltimore, MD. 


Friday, May 4 Agenda:

10-11:30 Keynote Speakers: Community Activism in Health Research

--Iris Morales, Community Activist and Educator, NYC. From Young Lords Party to post-hurricane Puerto Rico

--Joao Biehl, Princeton Anthropology. AIDS activism in Brazil

--Nick Freudenberg, City University of New York School of Public Health. On Community Participatory Research

11:30-1 Panel: Democracy and Participation in Health Science

--Susan Lindee, UPenn History

--Rayna Rapp, NYU Anthropology and Disability Council

--Jane Zara, PhD in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, and JD, Science for the People

1-2 Lunch 

Skype with Science for the People leaders Sigrid Schmalzer, UMass Amherst, History and John Tharakan, Howard University, Chemical Engineering

2-4 Site Visit to NSF Baltimore Ecosystems Project, led by J. Morgan Grove, Team Leader.

Working group Meetings for BioSocial Network: Neuroscience of Poverty, Environment and its Limits, Biosocial teaching, training and practice

Hope to see you there!