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Anthropology: Medical and Global Health Anthropology

Medical anthropology applies anthropological methods to the study of public health, well-being, and disease.

Find introduction to a topic

Find articles and books on a topic

  • Start by searching Franklin Catalog & Articles +.
  • Browse the shelves for GN296 - GN298 (Medical Anthropology) on the Museum Library's level 2. Also check out the aisles for: D, E, F call numbers for materials on the cultures of specific countries and regions; GN301 - GN674 (Cultural Anthropology), GN49- GN298 (Physical Anthropology) on the Museum Library's second level and in the Van Pelt Library; QM (Human Anatomy), QP (Physiology), and R (Medicine) on the Museum Library's first level.

Maternity & Infant Care Database (MIDIRS)

Abstracting and indexing coverage 1971-present pulled from international English language journals, books, guidelines and grey literature relating to the midwifery profession, pregnancy, labor, birth, postnatal care, infant feeding and neonatal care up to the second year of an infant's life, and the transition to parenthood.

Find primary sources

Penn Libraries maintains a list of health statistics datasets and databases, as well as other useful resources, at these research guides: