August 8, 2017

News

The Death of Ivan Ilyich and What Health Workers Can Learn From It

The Death of Ivan Ilyich and What Health Workers Can Learn From It

By Katherine Berko I sat down with HHL co-director, Neil Prose, to discuss his relationship with Leo Tolstoy’s short book, ...
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Global Health Humanities Essays

Global Health Humanities Essays

Humanities Futures at the Franklin Humanities Institute has published a series of Global Health Humanities Essays. You can read them ...
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“Health Humanities”: Medicine and the future of Humanities

“Health Humanities”: Medicine and the future of Humanities

Anna Savelyeva (T’20), took the HHL’s course Storytelling in Medicine and Health. She’s been kind enough to share her final ...
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Videos from Neurodiversities Symposium Faculty Panel Available

Videos from Neurodiversities Symposium Faculty Panel Available

The videos from the Duke Faculty Panel, “Brainhood, Self-Concepts, and the Perils of Neuroconformity” at the Neurodiversities Symposium are now ...
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HHL Receives Coverage on Narrative Medicine Mondays

HHL Receives Coverage on Narrative Medicine Mondays

The Duke Chronicle wrote an article about the HHL’s work on narrative medicine, specifically its Narrative Medicine Mondays program. To ...
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Recipient of Marshall Scholarship Holds Close Ties to HHL

Recipient of Marshall Scholarship Holds Close Ties to HHL

Julie Uchitel, recipient of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship By Katherine Berko Julie Uchitel, a senior at Duke majoring in neuroscience ...
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Duke Alum Jonathan Hill-Rorie Creates Tools for Improving Student Wellness on Campus

Duke Alum Jonathan Hill-Rorie Creates Tools for Improving Student Wellness on Campus

Jonathan Hill-Rorie leading a session of Narrative Medicine Mondays By Katherine Berko Jonathan Hill-Rorie, Duke alum (T ‘15) and masters ...
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This Class Puts Stories at the Heart of Medicine and Health

This Class Puts Stories at the Heart of Medicine and Health

HHL-sponsored course Storytelling in Medicine & Health, co-taught by HHL founder and co-director Deborah Jenson, was beautifully captured in an ...
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HHL Receives Coverage on Disability Work and Events

HHL Receives Coverage on Disability Work and Events

This week, Duke student Defne Yorgancioglu published an article in the Duke Chronicle titled: “Professors, student groups hope to make discipline ...
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New Student-Led House Course: Narratives of Illness and Healing

New Student-Led House Course: Narratives of Illness and Healing

Narratives of Illness and Healing – HOUSECS 59.09 Spring 2019 Mondays, 7-8:30 PM, Keohane 4B 402SEM Interested in the role ...
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Attending to the “Illusion of Life”: Reimagining Medicine through the Art of Puppetry Practice

Attending to the “Illusion of Life”: Reimagining Medicine through the Art of Puppetry Practice

“Puppetry’s practices cultivate presence, attention, and imagination. These three dimensions engage future healthcare providers in a practice that holds healing ...
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Stressed? Burnt Out? Take Our Survey!

Stressed? Burnt Out? Take Our Survey!

Dear Duke Student, Ever felt stressed or burnt-out on campus? Ever wondered how Duke could help you deal with these ...
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Spring 2019 Courses in Health Humanities

Spring 2019 Courses in Health Humanities

To see all courses offered by Health Humanities Lab faculty members and associates, visit our courses page, here. To look ...
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Re-Cap of Neurodiversities: "Deej" Film Screening and Poetry & Autism Workshop

Re-Cap of Neurodiversities: “Deej” Film Screening and Poetry & Autism Workshop

HHL Lab Manager, Katherine Berko, published a piece on what she learned about neurodiversities after spending time with the autist poet ...
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HHL Seeking Availability for Students Interested in Narrative Health Support Group

HHL Seeking Availability for Students Interested in Narrative Health Support Group

Location: Health Humanities Lab@FHI in Room 0037A, Trent Hall (310 Trent Drive) We seek participants for a regular meeting time. We ...
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HHL Co-Director Neil Prose Discusses Curiosity & the Patient-Provider Encounter

HHL Co-Director Neil Prose Discusses Curiosity & the Patient-Provider Encounter

Neil Prose, a co-director of the Health Humanities Lab, was recently interviewed on how cultivating curiosity can improve the relationship ...
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"The Health Humanities and the Future of Publishing"

“The Health Humanities and the Future of Publishing”

Craig Klugman, of DePaul University, recently published an article titled “The Health Humanities and the Future of Publishing,” with the ...
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For Better Healthcare, a Little Empathy Goes a Long Way

For Better Healthcare, a Little Empathy Goes a Long Way

HHL Co-Director Dr. Neil Prose recently taught a course in Chile on respectful maternity care. Early in his career as ...
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Respectful maternity care: A multidisciplinary roundtable

Respectful maternity care: A multidisciplinary roundtable

On May 30th, 2018, HHL Co-Director Neil Prose spoke at the University of Amsterdam in a multidisciplinary roundtable on the ...
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February Newsletter

February Newsletter

Thursday, February 15th On Thursday Feb 15, at 5 pm, please join us to end the work day with drinks ...
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Humanities Futures Capstone Conference, Sept. 14-16, 2017

Humanities Futures Capstone Conference, Sept. 14-16, 2017

The Franklin Humanities Institute and the FHI Health Humanities Lab are pleased to announce the Humanities Futures Capstone Conference “HEALTH ...
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The "Death of the Humanities" has been Grossly Exaggerated

The “Death of the Humanities” has been Grossly Exaggerated

Funding for the Humanities Will Continue By: Joseph McNicholas, Ph.D., M.B.A. Director, Research Opportunities Franklin Humanities Research Center On March 16, 2017, ...
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MK Czerwiec, aka Comic Nurse

MK Czerwiec, aka Comic Nurse

MK Czerwiec, RN, MA is a nurse who uses comics to contemplate the complexities of illness and caregiving. She is the ...
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Student Exercise on Empathy at the Nasher Museum of Art

Student Exercise on Empathy at the Nasher Museum of Art

Dr. Neil Prose, a core faculty member of the Health Humanities Lab, is currently teaching a Duke freshman seminar as ...
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HHL in The Lancet

HHL in The Lancet

The Editor of The Lancet, Richard Horton, met with the Lab Co-Directors during his visit for the DGHI 10th Anniversary ...
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What is the Health Humanities Lab?

What is the Health Humanities Lab?

The Health Humanities Lab, run by the Franklin Humanities Institute, is an initiative that bridges the humanities, Duke Health, and the Duke Global ...
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