This symposium will explore the intersection between medicine, surgery and anthropology among indigenous communities in Mesoamerica.
Friday, January 31, 2014
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
C8-183 Neuropsychiatric Auditorium
720 Westwood Plaza
Join us for an inspiring morning of presentations by clinicians and social scientists who work in Latin America.
Thomas J. Coates,Ph.D., Director, Center for World Health,
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Kevin Terraciano, Ph.D., Director, Latin American Institute ,UCLA
Reza Jarrahy, M.D., F.A.C.S, F.A.A.P. ,Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery & Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine,UCLA
Andrew W. Moyce, M.D. Summit ENT Medical Associates(retired), Oakland, CA
Chair, Hospital de la Familia Foundation, San Francisco
Gary D. Salomon, M.D., Plastic Surgery, St. Francis Memorial Hospital, SF, Kaiser Permanente Oakland (Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, Hand);Board,Hospital de la Familia,
Diane Salomon, CRNA,Department of Anesthesiology, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland
Nicole S. Berry, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences,
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C.
Bonnie Taub, MPH, M.A.,Ph.D., Co-Chair, Latin American Studies Graduate Program; Fielding School of Public Health & Department of Anthropology at UCLA
8:30 am Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am Welcoming Remarks:
Thomas J. Coates,Ph.D. Director, Center for World Health, UCLA
Kevin Terraciano,Ph.D.,Director, Latin American Institute,UCLA
9:30am Reza Jarrahy, M.D. & Bonnie Taub, Ph.D.
“About Faces: Medicine,Surgery & Anthropology Among Indigenous Families in Latin America”
10:05am Nicole Berry,Ph.D.
“Safer Motherhood: Medical Interventions and Homebirth in Sololá, Guatemala”
10:50 am Break
11:10 am Andrew Moyce,M.D.
"Medical Missions to Latin America,a Surgeon's Perspective."
11:50 am Gary Salomon, M.D. & Dianne Salomon, CRNA
“Cultural and Socioeconomic Differences and their Effects on Health and the Delivery of Medical Care at
Hospital de la Familia in Guatemala.
12:30pm Discussion & Closing Remarks
For more information please contact
Nancy Gomez Tel: 310-825-4571
Download File: AtTheCrossroadsJanuary31-2014Announcement-RSVP-h3-4j1.pdf
Sponsor(s): LAI Working Group on Indigenous Children’s Health in Central and South America