Sheila Bock (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) was an invited panelist in two roundtable discussions as part of “Cultural Health: A Forum on Folk Medical Systems," a symposium held in conjunction with the American Folklore Society's 2021 annual meeting. The goal of this virtual symposium was to bring folklorists, doctors, and public health professionals into conversation around the role of cultural belief and practice in addressing public health issues, working with communities, and treating patients. The symposium was sponsored by the Humanities Institute and Center for Folklore at Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg and the Hershey College of Medicine.
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