Holly Peters-Golden

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Holly Peters-Golden

Lecturer IV, Anthropology; Lyle C. Roll Scholar for Humane Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine

228 West Hall, 1085 S. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1107

Office Location(s): 228 West Hall
Phone: 734.764.9941

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Anthropology
    • Program for Society and Medicine
    • Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
  • About

    Holly Peters-Golden is a Lecturer IV in Anthropology, a Senior Founding Faculty Fellow in the Program for Society and Medicine, and a Senior Faculty Associate in both the Michigan Forum on Health Care Reform and the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at The University of Michigan Medical School.

     She has published work on stigma and social roles, physician-patient communication, breast cancer, and has authored an undergraduate Case Studies textbook. Her current interests within medical anthropology include illness narrative, the construction of self and personhood in illness; the production of medical knowledge; risk; explanatory models of illness, and social construction of disease.