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Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology: SoMA: Students of Medical Anthropology


SoMA Members

Current SOMA representative:

Lilian Kennedy: Finding and Remaking the Self in Dementia: an investigation of care in London.

Bridget Bradley: Research on hair-pulling and BFRB (body focussed repetitive behaviours).

** If you wish to join SOMA, please get in touch with Lilian or Bridget **

Current SOMA Members:

Bridget Bradley: An ethnography of care and community among compulsive hair pullers in the United Kingdom (Trichotillomania)

Hannah McInnes-Dean: Ethnography of Parenthood in Edinburgh

Rebekah Thompson

Hannah Lesshafft: Healing Practices in Bahian Candomblé

Roslyn Malcolm: "It just opens up their world": Autism, equine therapy and enacted intersubjectivities.

Pia Noel: Mental distress in post-disaster Nepal

Sandalia Genus: An Injection of Prevention: Examining the Development of a Malaria Vaccine in Tanzania

Michael Heneise: Dreams and agency among the Angami Naga

Ting Ting Shum: Practicing Public Health: Health Workers and Tuberculosis Control in Contemporary China

Alice Nagle: Living Psalm 127: Gender, reproduction, and religious embodiment amongs conservative evangelical Christians in the American Bible Belt.

Photos from the 2017 Planning Retreat in Comrie Croft:

Campires! Planning meetings! Communal cooking!

Retreat CampfireRetreat Planning meetingRetreat cooking!