Month: February 2011

CFP: History, Health Care in Africa

CALL FOR PAPERS: The History of Health Care in Africa: Actors, Experiences, and Perspectives in the 20th Century CONFERENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BASEL, 12 TO 14 SEPTEMBER 2011 Health in Sub-Saharan Africa has always been experienced, debated and pursued in a specific historical context. At the same time the history of health and health … Continue reading CFP: History, Health Care in Africa

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CFS: End-of-Life Care

Call for Submissions on End-of-Life Care for the Spring Issue of Hektoen International-A Journal of the Medical Humanities Hektoen International is now accepting short article, poetry, and artwork submissions for its Spring 2011 issue on end-of-life care. You are invited to submit work that explores topics ranging from (but not limited to): Historical and philosophical … Continue reading CFS: End-of-Life Care

CFS: Health Disparities, Latino Communities

´╗┐Call for Manuscripts: The California Journal of Health Promotion, Special issue on Health Disparities in Latino Communities We invite manuscripts for a special issue that addresses health disparities in Latino communities. Manuscripts may include methodological innovations, theories, prevention, screening, interventions, policy change, and community collaborative approaches that target various health-related issues. A special issue of … Continue reading CFS: Health Disparities, Latino Communities

CFS: Intl Soc Sci Rev

The International Social Science Review, the peer-reviewed journal of Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society in Social Sciences published semi-annually, invites the submission of manuscripts in history, political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, international relations, criminal justice, social work, psychology, social philosophy, history of education, and human/cultural geography. Articles must be based on original research, well-written, and … Continue reading CFS: Intl Soc Sci Rev

CFS: J of Am College Health

Binge drinking, campus violence, eating disorders, sexual harassment: Today's college students face challenges their parents never imagined. The Journal of American College Health, the only scholarly publication devoted entirely to college students' health, focuses on these issues, as well as use of tobacco and other drugs, sexual habits, psychological problems, and guns on campus, as … Continue reading CFS: J of Am College Health

CFP: Empathy Conference

Call for Papers--Empathy: Self, Society, Culture, Indiana University, Bloomington, Nov 11-12, 2011 Keynote speakers: Carolyn Dean (Brown University), Nancy Eisenberg (Arizona State University), Nancy Sherman (Georgetown University) Growing out of a two-year grant-supported project on "Virtuous Empathy: Scientific and Humanistic Investigations," this symposium aims to explore theories and practices of empathy. For more information about … Continue reading CFP: Empathy Conference

Added to “Blinks”: Avoiding Research Misconduct

Added today to NursingWriting's Web links ("blinks") section, a new resource from the US Department of Health and Human Services: "The Lab: Avoiding Research Misconduct." According to USDHHS: In "The Lab: Avoiding Research Misconduct," you become the lead characters in an interactive movie and make decisions about integrity in research that can have long-term consequences. … Continue reading Added to “Blinks”: Avoiding Research Misconduct