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Panelist: Emily K. Brunson, PhD, MPH
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Emily K. Brunson, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Texas State University

Dr. Brunson is a medical anthropologist with training in cultural and biological anthropology as well as public health. She has been involved with a variety of research projects relating to health including studies of diabetes care in the US, the impact of household decision-making on child growth and development in Kenya, and safe water practices in India. She is currently working on two research projects: an examination of people’s experiences living without health insurance in central Texas, and a study of how U.S. parents’ decisions about their children’s vaccinations are developed over time in concert with their social networks.

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