Kristin Harper

About Kristin Harper

Kristin Harper, PhD, is the editor of the IAPHS blog and owner of Harper Health & Science Communications, LLC. You can follow her on Twitter @kristinnharper.

16 Oct, 2017

Book Review: A Fraught Embrace: The Romance & Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa

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Kristin Harper reviews A Fraught Embrace: The Romance & Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa. Ann Swidler and Susan Cotts Watkins provide a scathing, often funny, and always compassionate look at donor-sponsored AIDS prevention programs in Malawi.

1 May, 2017

Syndemics and Population Health: A Q&A with Anthropologist Emily Mendenhall

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This week, IAPHS member Kristin Harper interviews medical anthropologist Emily Mendenhall (Georgetown University) about a recent series of articles on the concept of syndemics that she spearheaded in The Lancet. In these articles, Mendenhall and [...]

13 Mar, 2017

The effects of manipulating social status on immune function

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An interview with primatologist Jenny Tung This week, IAPHS member Kristin Harper interviewed primatologist Jenny Tung of Duke University about her recent article “Social status alters immune regulation and response to infection in macaques,” which [...]