Visiting researchers presentation


9h30 : Lobbying for the Unborn: Anti-Abortion Discourses and Abortion Governance in Post-communist Romania

Anton Lorena – PhD, Marie Curie Fellow/CSIII – University of Bucharest


9h50 : Disease, Disability and Decision-making: HIV and Unexplored Intersections Between Medicine and the Law in the Canadian Immigration System

Bisaillon Laura – Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Anthropology, University of Toronto


10h10 : Perpetually, Potentially Pregnant: The Emergence of “Women of Childbearing Age” in Clinical Research and Public Health Policy

Cattapan Alana – Postdoctoral Fellow – Dalhousie University


10h30 : Coffee Break


10h50 : Noncommunicable Diseases as a Global Health Emergency: the World Health Organization, Public Health Knowledge, and the Internationalization of Policy

Chaisson Kristen – PhD Student – University of Calgary

11h10 : The labelling of mental disease: Towards responsible labelling practices

De Knecht Sicco – Msc, PhD Candidate – University of Amsterdam / Driessen Annelieke – PhD Candidate – University of Amsterdam / Spruit Shannon – Msc, PhD Candidate – Delft University of Technology / Van Duin Esther – Msc, PhD Candidate – Maastricht University, The Netherlands


11h30 : One Health: Whose Health is it Anyway?

Lederman Zohar – MD, PhD candidate – Centre for Biomedical Ethics


11h50 : Documenting Mass Rape: The Emergence and Implications of Medical Evidence Collection Techniques in Settings of Armed Conflict and Mass Violence

Morse Jaimie – PhD Candidate – Northwestern University

12h10 : Lunch


13h30 : A New Medicalization of Poverty? Ethical and Policy Implications of Mental Health Services for the Poor in the United States

Mpondo-Dika Ekedi – PhD Candidate – Harvard University

13h50 : Beautiful Children: Medicine and The Future of Transgender Identity

Sadjadi Sahar – Assistant Professor – Amherst College

14h10 : The Cost of Sexual Violence and Its Transgenerational Impact in Conflict-Affected African Countries

Woldetsadik Mahlet Atakilt – Doctoral Fellow – Pardee RAND Graduate School

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