George Foster Practicing Medical Anthropology Award

Deadline July 1, awarded odd numbered years

The Society for Medical Anthropology announces that nominations for the George Foster Practicing Medical Anthropology Award are now being accepted. This award, first given in 2005, recognizes those who have made significant contributions to applying theory and methods in medical anthropology, particularly in diverse contexts, to multidisciplinary audiences, and with some impact on policy.

Nominations for the award should include: a letter of nomination, an additional supporting letter, a biographical statement by the nominee, and the candidate’s current CV.

Inquiries and nominations should be sent to Robbie Baer (baer@usf.edu), Foster Award Committee Chair.

Please note that nominations for the George Foster Practicing Medical Anthropology Award will be kept for three years for consideration by the award committee.