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Hutchins Conversation: Lisa McKeithan on Liberal Arts & Rural Health

Health and the Humanities in Practice: Using a Liberal Arts Approach to Rural Health Challenges in North Carolina

 

Lisa McKeithan (far right) and the CommWell Health team accept an award for their work

 

Lisa McKeithan, MS, CRC, is Director and HIV/AIDS Researcher at CommWell Health Clinics in Dunn, North Carolina, an award-winning not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center. McKeithan is Director of CommWell Health’s NC-REACH program, which serves patients who are both HIV-positive and homeless. The National Rural Health Association named it Outstanding Program of the Year, and McKeithan the Outstanding Educator of the Year. In conversation with Dr. Martha King, Teaching Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology at UNC-Chapel Hill, McKeithan will discuss the ways in which the humanities and social sciences shape her approach to healthcare in the rural South.

This event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in 039 Graham Memorial Hall.

Film Screening: Deep South, Mon, Feb 16 at 6:00 pm

DEEP SOUTH posterThis event is sponsored by UNC GRITS, a student organization from the Gillings School of Public Health devoted to “Graduate Research and Intervention in The South.”