Please join us for our first event in the Spring 2019 InCHIP Lecture Series!
Catherine Panter-Brick, MA, MSc, DPhil
Thursday, January 31, 2019
12:30 – 1:30pm
“A Biocultural Approach to Evaluating Psychosocial Interventions: Refugee Mental Health, Stress, and Resilience.”
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).
- UConn Allied Health Sciences
- UConn Center for Environmental Health and Health Promotion
- UConn Department of Communication
- UConn Department of Human Development and Family Studies
- UConn Neag School of Education
- UConn Office of Global Affairs
- UConn School of Medicine
- UConn School of Nursing
About the InCHIP Lecture Series
The InCHIP Lecture Series provides an invaluable forum for researchers – at InCHIP, throughout the UConn community and beyond – to learn about new work in development by leading figures in health behavior change. The InCHIP Lecture Series also provides a venue for researchers to share late-breaking findings and identify emerging trends in health behavior research. For the current semester schedule, visit the InCHIP 2018-2019 Lecture Page.