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Curriculum Vitae KATHRYN S. OTHS

INSTITUTION Box 870210 Department of Anthropology University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0210 Phone: (205) 348-1957 Fax: (205) 348-7937 Email: [email protected] EDUCATION 1991 1985 1982

HOME 13452 Woodbank Place Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 Phone: (205) 752-9859 Email: [email protected] WEBSITE: www.as.ua.edu/ant/oths.htm

Ph.D. Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University M.A. Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University B.A. Human Biology, Stanford University

EMPLOYMENT 2004-Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Alabama. Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Alabama. Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Alabama. Instructor, Undergraduate and Graduate Courses, Department of Anthropology and School of Medicine, CWRU. Teaching assistant, methods and statistics courses, Lawrence Greksa, Prof., Department of Anthropology, CWRU. Substitute teacher, Colegio Roosevelt, Lima, Peru, and Wellston City Schools, Wellston, Ohio. Research assistant, Hypnosis Studies, Ernest Hilgard, Department of Psychology, Stanford.

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Teaching assistant, Intergroup communication class, Helen Schrader, Department of Drama, Stanford.

RESEARCH INTERESTS Medical Decision-making Reproductive Health Alternative Health and Healers Chronic Illness, esp. Musculoskeletal Disorders Food Use and Social Status Gender, Ethnicity and Health Public and International Health Domestic Violence Health Beliefs and Practices Cross-culturally South American Populations, esp. Andean and Brazilian U.S. Populations PUBLICATIONS--Books and Articles Dressler, William W. and Kathryn S. Oths 2012 Social Survey Methods in Anthropological Fieldwork. prepared for inclusion in the Handbook of Research Methods in Anthropology. 2nd Ed., H. Russell Bernard and Clarence C. Gravlee, Eds., Altamira Press. submitted 1/22/12. Dressler, William W.,Kathryn S. Oths, Mauro Campos Balieiro, Rosane Pilot Ribeiro, and José Ernesto dos Santos 2012 How Culture Shapes the Body: Cultural Consonance and Body Mass in Urban Brazil. American Journal of Human Biology 24(3):325-331. Oths, Kathryn S. and Katy M. Groves 2012 Chestnuts and Spring Chickens: Conflict and Change in Farmer's Market Ideologies. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 51(2):1-20. Newkirk, Christine N., Kathryn S. Oths, William W. Dressler and José Ernesto dos Santos 2009 Intracultural diversity in food knowledge in southern Brazil. Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 48:285-302. Dressler, William W. and Kathryn S. Oths. 2008 Reflections on teaching SCRM: Survey research methods in anthropology. Practicing Anthropology 30: 40-41. Dressler, William W., Kathryn S. Oths, Rosane Pilot Ribeiro, Mauro Campos Balieiro, and José Ernesto dos Santos 2008 Cultural consonance and adult body composition in urban Brazil. 2

American Journal of Human Biology 20:15-22. Oths, Kathryn S. and Tara Robertson 2007 Give me shelter: Temporal patterns of women fleeing domestic abuse. Human Organization, 66(3): 249-260. Dressler, William W., Kathryn S. Oths, and Clarence C. Gravlee 2005 Race and Ethnicity in Public Health Research: Models to Explain Health Disparities. Annual Review of Anthropology 34:231-252. Oths, Kathryn S. and Servando Z. Hinojosa (eds.) 2004 Healing by Hand: Manual Medicine and Bonesetting in Global Perspective. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press. Oths, Kathryn S. 2004 Introductory chapter (with S. Hinojosa) and (3) section introductions. In: Healing by Hand: Manual Medicine and Bonesetting in Global Perspective. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press. Oths, Kathryn S. 2004 The componedor's place in the pluralistic Andean health care system, pp 199-220. In: Healing by Hand: Manual Medicine and Bonesetting in Global Perspective. Kathryn S. Oths and Servando Z. Hinojosa, eds. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press. Dressler, William W., Rosane Pilot Ribeiro, Mauro Campos Balieiro, Kathryn S. Oths, José Ernesto Dos Santos 2004 Eating, drinking and being depressed: The social, cultural and psychological context of alcohol consumption and nutrition in a Brazilian community. Social Science and Medicine 59:709-720. Dunn, Linda L. and Kathryn S. Oths 2004 Prenatal predictors of intimate partner abuse. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing 33(1):54-63. Oths, Kathryn, Adriana Carolo and Jose Ernesto Dos Santos 2003 Social status and food preferences in Southeast Brazil. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 42:303-324. Oths, Kathryn 2002 Setting it straight in the Andes: Musculoskeletal distress and the role of the componedor. In Medical Pluralism in the Andes: Theory and Practice in Medical Anthropology and International Health. Joan D. Koss-Chioino, Thomas Leatherman and Christine Greenway, eds. Pp. 63-91. London: Routledge. Oths, Kathryn S, Dunn, Linda L. and Nancy S. Palmer 3

2001 A prospective study of psychosocial job strain and birth outcomes. Epidemiology 12(6):744-746. Dos Santos, José Ernesto, Kathryn S. Oths, and William W. Dressler 2001 Socioeconomic factors and adult body composition in a developing society. Revista Brasileira de Hipertensão. 8(2):173-178. Kroelinger, Charlan and Kathryn S. Oths 2000 Partner support and pregnancy wantedness. Birth 27(2):112-119. Winston, Carla and Kathryn S. Oths 2000 Seeking early care: The role of prenatal advocates. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 14(2):127-137. Oths, Kathryn S. 1999 Debilidad: A biocultural assessment of an embodied Andean illness. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 13(3):286-315. Oths, Kathryn S. 1998 Assessing variation in health status in the Andes: A biocultural model. Social Science and Medicine 47(8):1017-1030. Dressler, William W. and Kathryn S. Oths 1997 Cultural determinants of health behavior. In Handbook of Health Behavior Research, Vol. 1: Determinants of Health Behavior: Personal and Social, David S. Gochman, ed. Pp. 359-378. New York: Plenum Press. Oths, Kathryn S. 1996 Ecological and macrolevel influences on illness in northern Peru: Beyond the international health paradigm. In Society, Health and Disease: Transcultural Perspectives. Subedi, Janardan and Eugene Gallagher, eds. Pp. 107-129. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Oths, Kathryn S. 1994 Health care decisions of households in economic crisis: An example from the Peruvian highlands. Human Organization 53(3): 245-254. Oths, Kathryn S. 1994 Communication in a chiropractic clinic: How a D.C. treats his patients. Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry 18: 83-113. Oths, Kathryn S. 1992 Unintended therapy: Psychotherapeutic aspects of chiropractic. In Ethnopsychiatry: The Cultural Construction of Professional and Folk Psychiatries, Gaines, Atwood D., ed. Pp. 85-123. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press. 4

Oths, Kathryn S. 1991 Some symbolic dimensions of Andean materia medica. Central Issues in Anthropology 10:76-85. Oths, Kathryn S. 1991 Medical Treatment Choice and Health Outcomes in the Northern Peruvian Andes. Ph.D. Dissertation, Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms. PUBLICATIONS--Reviews and Commentary Gibson, Erica and Kathryn S. Oths 2007 Review of Blessed Events: Religion and Home Birth in America, by Patricia E. Klassen, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. For Medical Anthropology Quarterly 21(2):242-243. Oths, Kathryn S. 1998 "Sponsored by..." (The Commodification of Anthropological Knowledge). Anthropology Newsletter 40(5):2. Oths, Kathryn S. 1994 Anthropac 4.7: A Package Designed Especially for Anthropologists. CommuNicaAtor (Council on Nutritional Anthropology Newsletter), 19(1):5-6. Oths, Kathryn S. 1994 Review of Disease and Social Diversity: The European Impact on the Health of Non-Europeans, for Human Biology 67(5): 808-810. Oths, Kathryn S. 1992 Review of From the Fat of Our Souls: Social Change, Political Process, and Medical Pluralism in Bolivia, by Libbet Crandon-Malamud. Transcultural Psychiatric Research Review 31:401-404. Oths, Kathryn S. 1993 Review of Peasants on the Edge: Crop, Cult and Crisis in the Andes, by William P. Mitchell. South Eastern Latin Americanist 36(6):55-56. Oths, Kathryn S. 1991 Review of Domination and Cultural Resistance: Authority and Power Among an Andean People, by Roger N. Rasnake. South Eastern Latin Americanist 35:31-32. MANUSCRIPTS IN PROGRESS Oths, Kathryn and Katy Groves 5

Growing Consensus for a New Farmer's Market. For Human Organization. Oths, Kathryn and Charlan Kroelinger The Etiology of Miscarriage: A Local Test of Some Cross-Cultural Assumptions. for Epidemiology Oths, Kathryn and Linda Dunn Does Partner Abuse Result in Unwanted Pregnancy?: Evidence from Alabama. for Violence and Victims. Oths, Kathryn and Meredith Jackson, Body Size and Body Image during Pregnancy. for Women's Health. Tara Robertson and Kathryn S. Oths The Role of Social Support for Women Escaping Domestic Abuse. for Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Oths, Kathryn S. Rethinking Ethnic Boundaries: A Case Study from Alabama Prenatal Clinics. for Current Anthropology. Oths, Kathryn S. Applying Cultural Consensus to Brazilian Food Preference. for Field Methods. Oths Kathryn S. and Linda Dunn Effects of Job Strain on Gestational Hypertension. for Epidemiology. PAPERS AND POSTERS PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS 2012 The Social Value of Food as a Measure of Food Insecurity in Urban Brazil. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 72nd Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 27­31. (Kathryn S. Oths and William W. Dressler) 2011 Generations of Knowledge and Research Traditions: 60 Years of Applied Anthropology in the Callejón de Huaylas and Wider Peru, Part I: Roundtable Participant, Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 71st Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Mar. 30­April 2. 2011 Cultural Consonance in Dimensions of Food: Associations With Nutrient Intake, Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 71st Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Mar. 30­April 2. (William W. Dressler and Kathryn S. Oths) 2010 To Market, To Market: Who's Buying What in the 21st Century Farmers Market. American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 109th Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA. Nov.17-21 (Kathryn S. Oths, Brooke Leichtweis, Frank Manzella, and Katy M. Groves) 6

2010 Who Will Be Served? Farmer's Market Variability and the Expectations of Young Adults. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting, Merida, Mexico, Mar. 24­27. (Kathryn S. Oths, Brooke Leichtweis, Frank Manzella, and Katy M. Groves) 2009 Chestnuts and Spring Chickens: Conflict and Change in Farmer's Market Ideologies, American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 108th Annual Meetings, Philadelphia, PA. Dec. 2-6 (Kathryn S. Oths and Katy M. Groves) 2009 The Health Effects of Cultural Competence in Gender Ideology during Pregnancy. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, Mar.18­21. 2008 Planting the Seeds of Change: Community Consensus on a New Farmer's Market, poster, American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 107th Annual Meetings, San Francisco, CA. Nov 19-23 (Katy M. Groves and Kathryn S. Oths) 2008 Growing Consensus for a New Farmer's Market in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Joint Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society (AFHVS) and the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS), New Orleans, LA, June 4-8. (Kathryn S. Oths and Katy Groves) 2008 Discussant: Extreme Makeover: Methods Madness: Innovating Research Design (session), Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 68th Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, Mar. 25 - 28. (Kathryn Oths and William Dressler) 2007 Discussant: Extreme Makeover: The Ethnographic Edition (session), Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL . Mar 28 - 31. (Kathryn Oths and William Dressler) 2006 Causal Beliefs About Miscarriage: A Local Test of Cross-Cultural Assumptions, poster, American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 105th Annual Meetings, San Jose, CA. Nov 16-20 (Kathryn S. Oths and Charlan Kroelinger) 2006 Cultural consonance and adult body composition in Brazil. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Mar. 28 - Apr 2. (Kathryn Oths and William Dressler) 2006 A Prospective Look at Work Strain and Miscarriage. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Mar. 28 - Apr 2. (Charlan Kroelinger and Kathryn Oths)

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2006 Eliciting and Exploring Reproductive Health Domains in Jamaica. Abstracts of the Joint Conferenece of the 15th Annual Global Health Eduation Consoritum and the Centre for International Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 19-21. (Patty Alleman, Lauline Jolly, Kathryn Oths, Michele Roofe and Patrick Wheatle) 2005 Accounting for Health Disparities, American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 103rd Annual Meetings, Washington, DC, Nov 30- Dec 4, 2005 (Kathryn S. Oths, William Dressler, and Clarence Gravlee; session ultimately cancelled due to meeting postponement and general chaos). 2005 Maternal Physiologic and Environmental Factors and the Risk of Delivering High Birth Weight Infants. Abstracts of the Joint Meeting of the Society for Epidemiological Research and the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 27-30. (Charlan Kroelinger, Heather Stockwell, Thomas Mason, and Kathryn Oths) 2004 The Impact of Physical and Verbal Abuse on Delivery Outcomes and Pregnant Women. Annals of Epidemiology 14(8): 620 (Charlan Kroelinger, Thomas Mason, Heather Stockwell, and Kathryn Oths) 2004 When Health Food Becomes High-Class: Nutrition Discourse and Food Prestige in Ribeirao Preto, Brazil. Joint Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society (AFHVS) and the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS), Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY, June 13, 2004 (Christine Newkirk and Kathryn S. Oths) 2004 Discussant: Issues in Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Where are Anthropologists in the Changing Landscape of American Health Care? Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, Mar. 31-Apr.4. 2004 Partner Influence on Women's Perceptions of Pregnancy, Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, Mar. 31-Apr. 4. (Charlan Kroelinger, Heather Stockwell, Kathryn Oths, John Bolland, and Thomas Mason) 2004 Urine sugar screening of pregnant women as a predictor for high birth weight. American Journal of Epidemiology 159 (11):S90-Suppl S. (Charlan Kroelinger, Thomas Mason, Kathryn Oths, Heather Stockwell) 2003 Partner Influence on Women's Perception of Pregnancy. 9th Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference, Tempe, AZ, December 15. (Kroelinger, Charlan, Heather Stockwell, Kathryn Oths, John Bolland, and Thomas Mason.)

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2003 Issues of Construct Validity in Researching and Publishing on Job Strain and Pregnancy Outcomes, American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 102nd Annual Meetings, Chicago, IL Nov. 19-23. 2003 The Contribution of Bonesetters to the Andean Health Care System. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 63rd Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, Mar. 19-22. 2002 Managing Body Image and Body Size During Pregnancy (poster). American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 101st Annual Meetings, New Orleans, Nov. 20-24 (with Meredith Jackson). 2002 Socializing the Stress Model to Improve Birth Outcomes, Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 62nd Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Mar. 6-10. 2001 Social Processes and Adult Body Size in Brazil, American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 100th Annual Meetings, Washington, D.C., Nov. 28- Dec. 2. (with William Dressler) 2001 Setting it Straight in the Andes: The Therapeutic Role of the Componedor. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 61st Annual Meetings, Merida, Mexico, Mar. 28-31. 2000 Myths and Realities of the Battered Woman, American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 99th Annual Meetings, San Francisco, Nov 519 (with Tara Robertson). 2000 Give Me Shelter: Decisions of Women Fleeing Domestic Abuse. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 60th Annual Meetings, San Francisco, Mar. 21-26 (with Tara Robertson). 1999 Who's Who in Alabama Prenatal Clinics, In organized session: Performing Race and Ethnicity in the Crisis of the Medical Moment. American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 98th Annual Meetings, Chicago, Nov. 17-21. 1999 A Prospective Study of Job Strain and Pregnancy Outcomes in a Midsized Southern City. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 59th Annual Meetings, Tucson, AZ, April 21-25. 1999 Partner Influence on Unwanted Pregnancy. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 59th Annual Meetings, Phoenix, AZ, April 21-25 (with Charlan Kroelinger). 1998 Reproduction and the Workplace: The Effects of Physical Strain on Infant Outcomes. American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 97th Annual Meetings, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 2-6. 9

1998 Work Strain and the Incidence of Low Birth Weight: Some Public Policy Considerations. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 58th Annual Meetings, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 21-26. 1997 Household and Social Support as Buffers Against the Effects of Work Stress on Birth Weight. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 57th Annual Meetings, Seattle, WA: Mar. 4-9. 1996 The Impact of Psychosocial and Physical Work Strain on Birth Outcomes: Explaining the Black-White Gap. American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 95th Annual Meetings, San Francisco, Nov. 20-24. 1996 You Got Me Working, Working Day and Night: A Test of the Work Strain Hypothesis on Birth Weight. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 56th Annual Meetings, Baltimore, MD, March 27-31. 1995 Women's Work: The "second shift" phenomenon and its impact on birth outcomes. American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 94th Annual Meetings, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15-19. 1995 Factors in the Initiation of Prenatal Care. American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 94th Annual Meetings, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15-19 (Carla Winston and Kathryn Oths). 1995 Biocultural Modeling of Work Stress and Birth Weight Outcomes in a Small Southern City. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 55th Annual Meetings, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 29-April 2. 1995 Women's Work Redefined: modeling the effects of work stress on birth outcomes. Southeastern Women's Studies Association, 19th Annual Conference, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, March 3-5. 1994 Andean Debilidad: Accounting for the men in a "women's reproductive illness". American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 93rd Annual Meetings, Atlanta, Nov. 30-Dec. 4. 1994 Social Status and Food Preference in Southeast Brazil. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 54th Annual Meetings, Cancun, Mexico, April 13-17. 1993 The Diversity of Ecological and Macrolevel Influences on Illness in the Andes: Challenging international health assumptions. American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 92nd Annual Meetings, Washington, D.C, Nov. 17-21.

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1993 Debilidad: Illness as lament among post-reproductive Andean women. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 53rd Annual Meetings, San Antonio, Texas, March 10-14. 1992 Household Resources, Health Care, and the Peruvian Economic Crisis. Alabama Academy of Sciences, Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meetings, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, April 15-18. 1991 Consequences of the Economic Crisis for Household Resources and Access to Health Care in Peru. American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 90th Annual Meetings, Chicago, Nov. 20-24. 1991 Medical Treatment Choices in the Northern Peruvian Andes. Alabama Academy of Sciences, Abstracts of the 68th Annual Meetings, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, March 6-9. 1986 American Alternative Therapists and Psychotherapeutic Modalities. American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 85th Annual Meetings, Philadelphia, Dec. 3-7. 1985 Practitioner-Patient Interaction in a Chiropractic Clinic. American Anthropological Association, Abstracts of the 84th Annual Meetings, Washington D.C., Dec. 4-8. PANELS AND CONFERENCES ORGANIZED 2011 Cultural Dimensions of Nutrition and Health: Applied Studies of Cultural Consensus and Cultural Consonance, Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 71st Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Mar. 30­April 2. (co-organizer William W. Dressler) 2004 Co-program chair for the Society for Medical Anthropology, and SfAA Program Committee member. Social Science and Advocacy. Joint meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology and Society for Medical Anthropology, March 31-April 4, Dallas, Texas (with Mimi Nichter). 2002 New Perspectives on Medical Anthropology in the Andes. For the 101st Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, Nov. 20-24 (co-organizer, Joan Koss-Chioino) 2001 Making Some Bones About It: Toward an Ethnography of Manual Medicine. Society for Applied Anthropology, Merida, Mexico, March 28-31. (co-organizer, Servando Hinojosa) 2001 Of Bonesetters and Body Workers: An Open Demonstration of Various Musculoskeletal Healers. Society for Applied Anthropology, Merida, Mexico, March 28-31. (co-organizer, Servando Hinojosa) 11

OTHER CONFERENCES AND INVITED MEETINGS ATTENDED 2005 Meet the Authors event, for Healing by Hand, edited by Kathryn Oths and Servando Hinojosa, Altamira Press, 2005. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, Apr 5-10. 2003 Behavioral/Social Science Study Section, National Institutes of Health. Invitee to training session for future NIH review panelists. July 24-25, Chevy Chase, MD. 2000 Toward Higher Levels of Analysis: Progress and Promise in Research on Social and Cultural Dimensions of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, June 2728. 1999 Social Context of Pregnancy Among African-American Women: Implications for Preterm Delivery Prevention. Pregnancy and Infant Health Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Feb 18-19 (invited discussant). 1999 Breaking the Silence: Peace Begins Here (A Conference for Those Involved in the Movement to Stop Violence Against Women). Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa, March 4-5. 1998 Public Health in the 21st Century: Behavioral and Social Science Contributions. Cosponsored by the American Psychological Association and the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, May 7-9. 1998 Preterm Delivery Pre-Synthesis Conference, Pregnancy and Infant Health Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Sept 10-11. (invited discussant) 1995 VIII Coloquio Internacional de Antropologia Fisica "Juan Comas": Poblacion, Salud, y Nutricion. Sponsored by the Mexican Association of Physical Anthropology, UNAM and INHA, Mexico City, Nov 27-Dec 1. 1994 American Association of Physical Anthropology, Annual Meetings, Denver, March 30-April 2. 1993 Workshop on Preterm Delivery and Other Pregnancy Outcomes Among Black Women, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta. May 18-20 conference participant). 1992 Social Medicine: Interdisciplinary Theory and Practice. Sponsored by Departments of Medicine and Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, April 17. 12

INVITED PRESENTATIONS 2012 Discussant Remarks for organized session, Reconfiguring Boundaries: Expanding the Anthropology of Gender-Based Violence, Part II. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 27­31. 2011 La Salud en los Andes: Una Mirada Atras y Adelante (Health in the Andes: A Look Back and Ahead). Invited Lecture for the EcoSyndemics and EcoHealth Series (EcoSyndemias and EcoSalud). Sponsored by The Pontifical Catholic University, Lima, Peru. September 9. 2011 Curando a Mano: Medicina Manual en el Mundo (Healing by Hand: Manual Medicine Worldwide) Invited Lecture, Medical College of Peru, Traditional and Alternative Medicine Committee. (Colegio Médico del Peru Consejo Nacional, Comite de Medicina Tradicional y Alternativa). Lima, Peru. September 8, 2011. 2011 Shamanism. Guest lecture given to the Unitarian Universalist Church, Tuscaloosa, AL, June 5. 2008 Demystifying Shamanism: An Anthropological Take on Supernatural Healers, guest lecture for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, September 23, Bryant Conference Center, University of Alabama. 2008 The Etiology of Miscarriage: A Local Test of Some Cross-Cultural Assumptions. Epidemiology Grand Rounds, Maternal Child Health, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) national webcast. Sept. 3. 2006 Sociocultural Dimensions of Birth Outcomes: An Anthropological Approach to the Persistent Ethnic Gap. Kassen Invited Lecture, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Anthropology. Oct 11. 2006 Psychosocial Work Stress and the Risk of Miscarriage in Alabama Women: Are there Ethnic Differences. Lecture sponsored by the Women's Resource Center and the Women's Studies Department, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, Sept. 7. 2006 Healing by Hand: Manual Medicine Worldwide, for First Friday Letters, Science and Medicine Conference, DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, AL March 03. 2006 Cultural Factors in Food Choice, presented for panel on Disordered Eating. First Annual Governor's Conference on Childhood Obesity. Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa, AL Feb. 20-21.

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2003 Setting it Straight in the Andes: The Contribution of the Bonesetter to Andean Health Care. Lecture sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, April 14. 2003 Temporal Patterns of Women Fleeing Domestic Abuse. Lecture sponsored by the Charles H. McNutt Speaker Series, Department of Anthropology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, April 3. 2002 Women's Work and Women's Health in the Andes and Alabama. Lecture sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center, Department of Africana Studies and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, April 4. 2002 Body Size, Body Image and Food Preference in Brazil. Lecture given to the Tuscaloosa Dietetic Association, Willard Auditorium, DCH Regional Hospital, February 26. 2001 Los Procesos Sociales y El Tamaño del Cuerpo Adulto en Brasil, lecture given at the Tercer Seminario Internacional de Investigación en Ciencias Sociales y Salud, Instituto Mexicano Del Seguro Social, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 17-19. 2000 A Reproductive Related Culture Specific Syndrome of the Peruvian Highlands. Lecture presented for Maternal and Child Health Seminar Series, School of Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham. September 29. 1999 A Prospective Study of Psychosocial Job Strain and Birth Outcomes. Lecture presented for Research Conference Series, College of Community Health Sciences, Dec. 14. 1995 Health Care in Latin America. Presented to University of Alabama at Birmingham, Medical Sociology 280-24 Health and Society (lecture). 1995 Women's Work: The "Second Shift" Phenomenon and its Impact on Birth Outcomes. Lecture sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, and the Women's Studies Program, Auburn University, Feb. 28. 1995 The Social and Cultural Environment of Women's Reproductive Health: Extraclinical Considerations Regarding Social Support and Control. Presented to Auburn University, Ant 524 Medical Anthropology seminar (lecture and seminar). 1992 Debilidad: A Reproductive Related Illness of the Andean Highlands. Lecture sponsored by theDepartment of Anthropology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, February 25. 14

1991 Household health expenditures and the Peruvian economic crisis. Lecture sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of South Alabama, February 4. 1991 Women and healing in the Andes. Lecture sponsored by the Department of Women's Studies, University of Alabama, April 17. WORKSHOPS AND SHORTCOURSES TAUGHT 2009 Short Course in Social Science Research Methods. Center for Social Science Research on AIDS, Makerere University Kampala, Uganda, June 24-28. 2009 Demystifying SPSS: Anthropological Data Management and Analysis Made Easy. NSF-sponsored one-day workshop, organized by Russell Bernard. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, Mar. 18-21. (Kathryn Oths and William Dressler) 2008 Demystifying SPSS: Anthropological Data Management and Analysis Made Easy. NSF-sponsored one-day workshop, organized by Russell Bernard. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 68th Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, Mar. 25-28. (Kathryn Oths and William Dressler) 2007 Demystifying SPSS: Anthropological Data Management and Analysis Made Easy. NSF-sponsored one-day workshop, organized by Russell Bernard. . Abstracts of the 106th American Anthropological Association Meetings, Washington, D.C., November 28-Dec 2. (Kathryn Oths and William Dressler) 2007 Survey Research Methods. NSF-sponsored week-long Shortcourse in Research Methods (SCRM) for 13 PhD-level participants, organized by Russell Bernard. Duke Marine Laboratory Campus, Beaufort, NC. July 23-27. (Kathryn Oths and William Dressler) 2007 Using SPSS to Analyze Anthropological Data. NSF-sponsored one-day workshop for 18 participants, organized by Russell Bernard. Society for Applied Anthropology, Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, Mar. 28 - 31. (Kathryn Oths and William Dressler) 2006 Survey Research Methods. NSF-sponsored week-long Shortcourse in Research Methods (SCRM) for 12 PhD-level participants, organized by Russell Bernard. Duke Marine Laboratory Campus, Beaufort, NC. July 24-28. (Kathryn Oths and William Dressler) HONORS AND AWARDS 15

2012 Women Who Serve. West Alabama Honoree. Given by the Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama. 2011 Wall of Achievement Award. Wellston City Schools, Wellston, Ohio. 2005 The Morris Lehman Mayer Award, The University of Alabama (University of Alabama premier award) 2005 Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award (from A&S Leadership Board, University of Alabama) GRANTS AND CONTRACTS 2007 Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, NSF. Poverty and HIVPositive Women in Nairobi, Kenya: Cultural Models of Managing HIV/AIDS in the Absence of Biomedical Treatment. $14,320. PI/Advisor for Toni Copeland, PhD candidate. Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, NSF.Cultural Models of Food and Social Networks among Mexican Immigrants in the Southeast United States. $12,345. PI/Advisor for Sarah Szurek, PhD candidate. Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, NSF. Cultural Models of a Good Pregnancy: Examining Intracultural Variation and Birth Outcomes in Mexico, $12,000. PI/Advisor for Meredith Jackson, PhD candidate.

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1997-01 Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Evaluation of Mobile County Health Start Program, Co-Investigator with John Bolland, Institute for Social Science Research, $183,206 per year. 1992-97 National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), First Award, No. 5 R29 HD29559-03. Psychosocial and Physical Stressors in Low Birth Weight, $350,000. 1992-93 Research Grants Committee Award, University of Alabama, No. 267689. Food Choice, Social Status and Health in Brazil, $6000. 1992-93 Biomedical Research Support Grant, No. S07 RR07151-12. University of Alabama, $550. 1988 National Science Foundation, Dissertation Improvement Grant, No. 8813774. Medical Treatment Choice and Health Outcomes in the Northern Peruvian Andes, $6910. Inter-American Foundation Fellowship Grant, No. F1-135-A1. Health Promoters in the Northern Peruvian highlands, $6560. 16

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Graduate Student Alumni Fund Award, Department of Anthropology, CWRU, doctoral research supplement, $1000. Pancoast Travel Fellowship Award for Women Scholars, CWRU. Preliminary site survey for doctoral research, $3000 Graduate Alumni Fund Award, CWRU, Master's practicum research on chiropractic care, $50.

1987

1985

1983-86 Departmental Assistantship, full tuition waiver, CWRU. RESEARCH IN PROGRESS Ongoing analyses of Farmer's Market Relocation Study, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.. Ongoing analyses of data set on domestic violence from Turning Point Agency. Ongoing analyses and write-up of NIH low birth weight study data. Ongoing analyses of Northern Peruvian Highland data on treatment choice and health outcomes for publication as monograph. FIELDWORK AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE 2008-11 1999-02 Farmer's Market Relocation Study, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Fieldwork and records review of women seeking shelter from domestic abuse, Turning Point Agency. Summers, Ribeirâo Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil. UA funded (1992-3). Ongoing study of food preferences, social status, and health outcomes. Mobile, Alabama Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded evaluation of Mobile Healthy Start Program, in collaboration with John Bolland, ISSR.

1992-01

1997-01

1992-97

Tuscaloosa, Alabama. National Institutes of Health (NIH-NICCHD) funded 5-year study of psychosocial and physical stressors in low birth weight in West Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Pilot study on psychosocial and physical stressors in low birth weight, Maude Whatley Health Clinic for proposed NIH funded study. 17

1991

1987-89

Ph.D. Dissertation Fieldwork, Highland Northern Peru, NSF and IAF grants, Department of Anthropology, CWRU. Aug. 4 - Nov. 17, La Libertad, Peru. Preliminary site survey and pilot study for Ph.D. research on treatment choice and health outcomes. Research assistant, SPSSX programming and data analysis, Women's Retirement Study, Marie Haug, Center on Aging and Health, CWRU. Statistical consultant, Admissions survey, Philip Aftoora, Admissions Dean, Dental School, CWRU. Jan. 3 - 12, Lyndhurst, Ohio. Observation and tape recording of chiropractor and patient interactions during clinical treatment.

1987

1986-87

1986-87

1985

1985-87, Summer field assistant, surveying and excavation, David R. Bush, 1999 Inc., contract archeologist, CWRU. 1984 Research assistant, grant preparation, Eva Kahana, Chairperson, Department of Sociology, CWRU. July 15 - Oct. 15, Junin, Peru. Research assistant, Peru summer archeology program, Dr. John Rick, Department of Anthropology, Stanford. Research assistant, hypnosis study, Ernest Hilgard, Department of Psychology, Stanford University.

1982

1978-79

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Editorial Board, Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry (Journal). Since Jan. 2008 Advisory Board, Digital Initiatives Project, University of Rochester. Research funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services to improve graduate student use of on-line services. Since Sept. 2007 Journal manuscript reviewer: Human Organization, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Journal of Anthropological Research, Social Science and Medicine, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Journal of Latin American Anthropology, Maternal and Child Health Journal, Medical Anthropology, Ethnicity and Disease, Ecology of Food and Nutrition. Book Proposal Reviews: Prentice Hall, Medical Anthropology Text, Nov. 2001; Wadsworth, Ethnography, May, 2002. 18

Book Manuscript Review: Wadsworth, Medical Anthropology Text, Feb, 2003; Rutgers University Press, Monograph for Series in Medical Anthropology, Jan. 2005. Co-program chair for the Society for Medical Anthropology, and SfAA Program Committee member. Social Science and Advocacy. Joint meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology and Society for Medical Anthropology, March 31-April 4, Dallas, Texas. Judge, Society for Medical Anthropology, Polgar Prize Student Paper Competition, October, 2001. Tenure & Promotion Outside Reviewer for faculty at University of South Alabama (1999), University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio (2000). Review Committee Member, Inter-American Foundation, U.S. Graduate Study Program for Latin American and Caribbean Citizens, 1995. Vice-Chair, Anthropology Section, Alabama Academy of Sciences, 1992-94. OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE 2008-pres 2007-pres 2006-pres 1981 1980 Board of Directors, Morris Mayer Award Committee Board of Directors Wellness Center, Shelton Community College Board of Directors, Turning Point Domestic Violence Agency Stanford Overseas Program, Salamanca, Spain. Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA), San Juan County, Utah. Coordinator of housing rehabilitation and weatherization project in collaboration with Utah Navajo Development Council; solar energy education.

TEACHING Courses Taught: For anthropology graduate students: Research Methodology Culture, Health and Healing: Introduction to Medical Anthropology Peoples and Cultures of South America Biocultural Aspects of Food and Nutrition Gender, Ethnicity and Health Theory and Method in Biocultural Medical Anthropology Directed Readings: Various Topics For anthropology undergraduate students: 19

Introduction to Anthropology (four-field) Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Culture, Health and Healing: Introduction to Medical Anthropology Peoples and Cultures of South America Gender, Ethnicity and Health Directed Readings: Various Topics For NSF Summer Methods Camp (organized by H. Russell Bernard) Survey Methods, for Short Courses in Research Methods, July 24-28, 2006 and July 23-27, 2007, Beaufort, NC Demystifying SPSS: Anthropological Data Management and Analysis Made Easy, One-day Workshop SfAA April 2007 Tampa, FL; to be given AAA November 2007 Wash, DC For internal medicine residents: Medical Anthropology and International Health (CWRU, 1990) Graduate Student Committees: Current: Master's Johnna Dominguez Sarah Morrow Doctoral Max Stein (chair) Courtney Andrews (chair) Ana Maria Ochoa (chair) Jeremy Davis Daniel LaDu Martina Thomas Michelle Azevedo Satcher (chair) Rebecca Read Francois Dengah Brooke Persons Juan Black Romero (Poli Sci) Lonette Williams (IDP) David Scott (IDP) Past: Master's: 2012 Max J. Stein (chair) 2012 Jacklyn Nagle (Psychology) 2011 Carolyn Smith (chair) 2011 Heather Long (chair) 2011 Catherine Buzney 2011 Erik Porth 2010 Melanie DeMayer (Women's Studies) 20

2010 2009 2009 2009 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003 2003 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 1999 1999 1998

Martina Thomas Daniel LaDu Michelle Azevedo Satcher (chair) Catherine Wright (UAB, co-chair) Jeremy Davis Alissa Lamb (chair) Katy Groves (chair)* Rick Brown Blakely Brooks Casey Barrier Mary Seagrave (chair) Lee Ann Lowe (chair) Barry Whitehead Brooke Persons Lauren Goodwin (MFA, English) Patty Alleman-Velez (chair) Toni Copeland (chair) Jennifer Warhop Duane Strelow Christopher Wilkins Chris Lusteck (Women's Studies) Cameron Laquement Christine Newkirk , , ++, +++ Sarah Szurek (chair) *, Katherine Gillespie (chair) Steve Barry LaSamuel Stallworth Amanda Crabb (Women's Studies) Lauren Goodman (MFA English) Meredith Jackson (chair)*,**,+ Laura Brown Robert Scott Jennifer Steelman Sharon Stanley (Women's Studies) Michelle Phillips Gail King Anna Schmidt Nicole Nieto (Women's Studies) Tara Robertson (chair) Amanda Regnier Ashley Dumas** Brandi Harris (Women's Studies) Keith Little Scott Hammerstedt Jessica Edwards (chair) Mikael Haller Karen Smith Janelle Meyer (chair) 21

1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1996 1996 1995 1995 1994 1993 1993 1992 1992 Doctoral 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 2009 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2005 2005 2005 2002 1999 1995 1994

Virgil R. "Duke" Beasley Karla Wesley (chair) Scott Meeks Charlan Kroelinger (chair)** Vanessa Fuller (chair)* Jennifer Crook (Women's Studies) Kristen Zschomler Rob Beck* Ryan Crutchfield Lynette Nyman* Brooke Robertson Pat McElroy Kriss Ferluga (Women's Studies) Jennifer McGehee (chair) Amy Knight* Michelle Fredette (English MFA) Monica Alzate (Women's Studies)* Lori Cormier (UAB)

Katy Groves (chair) Jenelle Townsend (chair) Sarah Szurek (chair) ***,+++ Rick Brown Blakely Brooks Teca Gondim (Music) Meredith Jackson (chair)*** Ceceilia Piehl (Music) Toni Copeland (chair)***, TTT, TTTT Mary Campbell Erica Gibson-Staneland (Anthropology - chair) Ashley Dumas TTT Indre Gajdosikiene (Social Work) Anne Kanga (Education) Celeste Collins (Social Work) Raminta Daniulaityte (Social Work) Margaret Purcell (Political Science) Janice Pope (Communications) Linda Southward (Social Work)

* A&S Outstanding Thesis Award ** University Graduate Research Exposition Winner ***NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Award A&S Outstanding Research by a Master's Student University Outstanding Research by a Master's Student A&S Outstanding Dissertation Award University of Alabama Outstanding Dissertation Award + Women's Studies Department's Award for Excellence in Research on Women ++ Society for Anthropological Sciences Student Paper Competition 2004 (National) +++ Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition 2004 (National)

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UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES AND OTHER APPOINTMENTS 2001-pres 1999-2008 2002 2000-2002 2000 2000-2002 1997-2000 1997-2000 1997-2000 1997 1996-2000 1994-2001 1994-pres 1993-pres 1992-pres 1992-pres 1992-pres 1992-pres 1996-99 1993-99 1995-96 1995-96 1994-96 1993-96 1994 1994 Harassment Officer, College of Arts and Sciences Coordinator, Undergraduate Program, Anthropology Selection for 21st Century Award for Achievement Ph.D. Proposal Initiative Committee, Anthropology Dept Outstanding Research & Teaching Awards Committee, A&S Who's Who in the 21st Century Expedited IRB Reviewer, College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Council Graduate Council Program and Degree Requirements Committee The World's Who's Who of Women Institutional Review Board (IRB), University of Alabama Behavioral and Community Medicine (College of Community Health Sciences), Adjunct Faculty Latin American Studies, Adjunct Faculty and Steering Committee Graduate Faculty Member Mentoring Program, College of Arts and Sciences Women's Studies, Adjunct Faculty Women's Studies Advisory Committee Graduate Program Committee, Anthropology Department Energy and Management Committee, University of Alabama Committee on Instruction, College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Advisory Committee to Dean, College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Mentoring Program, College of Arts and Sciences Mentor, NIH Minority High School Research Apprentice Summer Program Campus Security and Safety Committee Who's Who of American Women Who's Who in the South and Southwest

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American Anthropological Association Society for Medical Anthropology Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition Society for Applied Anthropology Association for the Study of Food and Society Council on the Anthropology of Reproduction Lamba Alpha National Anthropology Honor Society OTHER RELATED ASSOCIATIONS 23

Cultural Survival Amnesty International Alabama Natural History Society SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Qualitative and quantitative research skills, including: SPSS, Certificate in Quantitative Skills, CWRU. Excellent Spanish language abilities. General speaking and reading ability in Portuguese language.

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