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Monday, 7 January 2008

Medical Anthropologist Awarded Top Honor

UCSF Medical Anthropologist Sharon Kaufman, PhD, has received the Millennium Book Award, one of the most prestigious honors bestowed by the Society for Medical Anthropology.

Kaufman is a professor of medical anthropology in the UCSF Institute for Health & Aging, the School of Nursing Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the School of Medicine Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine.

The award is being given for her most recent book, And a Time to Die: How American Hospitals Shape the End of Life, which examines the complex interactions between physicians, patients and families in end-of-life situations.

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