Jehanne Gheith

Jehanne Gheith, one of the co-directors of the Health Humanities Lab, is an Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and is also affiliated with the Program in Education. She is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has done a lot of work with Duke Hospice and now has[…]

Marion Quirici

Marion Quirici received her Ph.D. in English from the University at Buffalo in 2016. Her work studies the narratives cultures create to justify inequality on the basis of disability. Modern democracies fail to uphold their promises of “justice for all” when citizenship and rights are bound up with notions of intelligence and ability. Her doctoral[…]

Neil Prose

Dr. Neil Prose is Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology at Duke University Medical Center and Research Professor  at the Duke Global Health Institute. His main academic interests are provider-patient communication and global health. He has developed numerous courses and seminars in the U.S. and has  worked with medical schools in South Africa, Botswana, and Ethiopia[…]

Kearsley Stewart

Kearsley (Karrie) Stewart, Ph.D., joined Duke University in 2013 as Associate Professor of the Practice at the Duke Global Health Institute with a secondary appointment in Cultural Anthropology.  She previously taught at Northwestern University, worked at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta as a behavioral scientist, and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Harvard Center for Population[…]