The University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology

The centre has a wide range of topical and regional expertise, which includes anthropology as applied to: mental health, global health, infectious disease, hospitals and health development bureaucracies, medical anthropology and STS, pharmaceuticals, functional foods, medical enhancement technologies, traditional and alternative healing, gender and reproduction, vaccines and laboratories, migration and health, environmental health and human-animal relationships. Our regional expertise lies in South Asia, North, Central and South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Melanesia.