GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Dr. Benton is on leave from Northwestern University, where she is an assistant professor of anthropology and African studies. She has written a highly regarded book on HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone. She is conducting research related to Ebola and is involved in consolidating global surgery as a new field in the social sciences. She is also developing two new books: The Ebola Fieldnotes: Remote Anthropology in a Time of Crisis, and Citizen Surgeon: Global Surgery and Ideologies of Global Health.
Culture, medicine and psychiatry, June 1, 2016