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San Antonio, TX
San Antonio, Texas
My interests lie in the intersection of the culture of biomedicine and people, focusing on structural competency, looking at structural and cultural violence to direct, individual prejudice, and how social, political, and economic structures influence the health of bodies. These interests are intertwined with the medical school curricula and culture of medicine, examining how the normalizing technologies enforced by various forms of medical school curricula cause different embodied experiences of medical students of various racial, ethnic, gender, sexual, and socioeconomic backgrounds, resulting in the professionalization of physicians, which play a role in the patient-physician relationship. My future research interests lie in decolonizing biomedical culture and curricula, immigrant health and border practices/policies, as well as reconceptualizing existing anthropological concepts for sociopolitical utilization.
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anthropology, applied anthropology, cultural anthropology, ethnography, medical anthropology, medical sociology, medicine
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