Announcing the 2021 SMA Award Winners!

2021 SMA Award winners

 

The Society for Medical Anthropology is delighted to celebrate the 2021 award winners who were announced at last week’s SMA awards ceremony! Our heartfelt congratulations to all awardees whose work demonstrates the vibrancy and urgent importance of medical anthropology scholarship in today’s world.

Joint winners of the 2021 New Millennium Book Award

2021 New Millennium Book Award honorable mentions

Winner of the 2021 Eileen Basker Memorial Prize

2021 Eileen Basker Memorial Prize Honorable Mentions

Winner of the Council on Anthropology and Reproduction (CAR) Book Prize

Joint winners of the George Foster Practicing Medical Anthropology Award

Joint winners of the Hazel Weidman Award for Exemplary Service to SMA

 

Winner of the @MedAnthStudent Annual Graduate Student Mentorship Award

Winner of the Steven Polgar Paper Prize

Winner of the SMA Dissertation Award

SMA Dissertation Award Honorable Mention

  • Lina Pinto-García: “MARAÑA -Leishmaniasis and the Pharmaceuticalization of War in Colombia”

Winner of the W.H.R. Rivers Undergraduate Paper Prize

  • Jessica L. Ding, Harvard College: “Negotiating Doctor-Patient Relationships: Lessons for Caregiving from Integrative Medicine in Shanghai, China”

  • Advisors: Joseph P. Gone & Arthur M. Kleinman, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

Winner of the Council on Anthropology and Reproduction (CAR) Graduate Student Prize

  • Anne-Sophie Gignac, University of Montreal: “Irreversible Sterilization: Identity of Childfree Women Between Agency and Biopower”

Joint winners of the AIDS and Anthropology Research Group (AARG) Clark Taylor Professional Paper Prize

  • Amaya Perez-Brumer, University of Toronto: “PrEP Science and the Political Economy of Queer Risk Data: Making Markets and Inequities”

Winner of the AIDS and Anthropology Research Group Graduate Student Prize

Winner of the Anthropology and Mental Health Interest Group Graduate Student Paper Prize

  • Gerpha Gerlin, Northwestern University: “‘There’s Got to be More to Life than Feeling Like This’: Navigating Mental Illness Recovery Alone, Together, and in-Between”

Winner of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine / Integrative Medicine Group (CAM/IM) Graduate Student Paper Prize

  • Sarah Staub, University of Florida: “From Unproven Potion to Promising Treatment: The Transformation of Artemisia-based Herbal Remedies for COVID-19”

Winner of the @ADTstudygroup Graduate Student Paper Prize

  • Benjamin Holt, San Francisco State University: “Cannabis Vaporizing in Sonoma County: User Perceptions and Behavior”

Winner of the @ADTstudygroup Travel Award

Winners of @SocMedAnthro Travel Awards

  • Joshua Woods, Vanderbilt University