At the Crossroads: Pediatrics, Surgery & Anthropology in Brazil

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
8:30 am - 2:00 pm, Royce Hall Conf/Seminar - - Humanities Conf Room 314


See below for additional information.


Free and open to the public. Register online.


Center for Latin American Studies
(310) 825-4571


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This symposium will explore the intersection between medicine, surgery and anthropology among communities in Brazil. Join us for inspiring presentations by clinicians and social scientists who work in Latin America.



  • Karin Nielsen, M.D., M.P.H., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine & Mattel Children's Hospital, and Director of the Center for Brazilian Studies at UCLA
  • Reza Jarrahy, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Cassio Raposo do Amaral, M.D. Hospital Sobrapar, Campinas, Brazil
  • Bonnie Taub, Ph.D., Co-Chair, Latin American Studies Graduate Program; Fielding School of Public Health & Department of Anthropology at UCLA


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