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Personal details
Name Professor Helen Lambert
Job title Professor of Medical Anthropology
Department Bristol Medical School (PHS) University of Bristol
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Qualifications DPhil, MA, DPhil(Oxon)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Royal Anthropological Institute - Chair, Medical Committee
Association of Social Anthropologists of UK & Commonwealth
American Anthropological Association
Medical Anthropology Section
Keywords medical anthropology
traditional medicine
health-seeking behaviour
STD/HIV prevention
public understanding of medicine
risk perception
genetic screening
Areas of expertise I am a social anthropologist who has lived and done research in India as well as the U.K. I am interested in social and cultural aspects of health, health care and healing. I have done research into how ordinary people think about health, illness and medicine and on their choices of therapy (of all types, not just biomedical).
Languages (other than English)
Hindi spoken