Drug Presentations at 2020 SMA Conference

We are just a few weeks away from the 2020 Society for Medical Anthropology Conference in Havana, Cuba!

There are several papers and posters about alcohol, drugs, and related topics in the program! Below is a list of presentations that will be of interest to ADTSG members, many of which involve our members.

Wednesday, March 11

3:15pm – 4:30pm (Room 12)

  • POSTER: “Jail is the Only Thing That is Going to Keep Them Alive”: Human Trafficking, Vulnerability, and the Opioid Epidemic  (Presenter: Alicia W. Peters)

3:15pm – 4:30pm (Room 12)

  • POSTER: “That’s the Difference Between Me and Other People”: Moral Citizenship and Harm Reduction in the U.S. Opioid Panic (Presenter: Allison V. Schlosser)

3:15pm – 4:30pm (Room 12)

  • POSTER: Predatory Care and the Carceral Medicalization of Deported Denizens in the U.S./Mexico Borderlands  (Presenter: Carlos Martinez)

3:15pm – 4:30pm (Room 12)

  • POSTER: How Stigma and Systemic Barriers Affect Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in the Northeast U.S.: A Treatment System Causing Harm (Presenter: Christopher Caulfield)

3:15pm – 4:30pm (Room 12)

  • POSTER: Methadone Governance and Compliance with Prenatal Care: Care-Seeking and Deservingness in the Context of Drug Use During Pregnancy (Presenters: Emery R. Eaves, Bonnie McCormick, and Bailey S. Kohlbeck)

3:15pm – 4:30pm (Room 12)

  • POSTER: Creation of a Drug Rehabilitation Centered Group Prenatal Program (Presenters: Bonnie McCormick, Emery R. Eaves, and Bailey S. Kohlbeck)

3:15pm – 4:30pm (Room 12)

  • POSTER: Problematic Perception Around Intravenous Drug Use in East Africa (Presenter: Jordy King)

3:15pm – 4:30pm (Room 12)

  • POSTER: The Entanglement of Addiction and Harsh Working Conditions in Recovery Narratives in Northern Arizona (Presenter: Michelle Anne Parsons)

3:15pm – 4:30pm (Room 12)

  • POSTER: Spaces of Belonging: Institutional Home-making among Addicted Women in Tehran, Iran (Presenter: Parsa Bastani)

3:15pm – 4:30pm (Room 12)

  • POSTER: Dying Alone, Dying at Home: Qualitative Research With Next of Kin of Opioid Overdose Victims in Philadelphia (Presenters: Beth Uzwiak and Anastasia Hudgins)

Thursday, March 12

11:45am – 12:00pm (Room 10)

  • PAPER: Tripping and Traveling: Medical Travel and the Use of Psychedelics for Drug Treatment in Mexico (Presenter: Shana Harris)

12:15pm – 12:30pm (Room 3)

  • PAPER: Salud mental, adicciones y discurso religioso: Notas de una investigación en el contexto de la frontera latinoamericana (Presenter: Anaxsuell Fernando da Silva)

2:00pm – 3:15pm (Room 12)

  • POSTER: Non-participation Rate of Injecting Drug Users in HIV Sentinel Surveillance 2017 and Its Effect on Observed HIV Prevalence in India (Presenters: Rai Sanjay Kumar, Ahamed Farhad, Haldar Partha, Kiran Goswami, Ayush Lohia, Kumar Pradeep, Misra Puneet, and Kant Shashi)

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