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Kelley C Sams
Courtesy Assistant Professor
Center for Arts in Medicine

Kelley Sams, BFA, MPH, PhD, is Adjunct Faculty at the University of Florida's Center for Arts in Medicine. She was previously a post-doctoral researcher in social anthropology and global health at the Norbert Elias Center/CNRS/EHESS in Marseille, France and a Fulbright-Hays fellow. Kelley is a graduate of UF's College of Arts in Photography. After graduating from UF, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger where she used visual methods to reflect upon experiences and knowledge related to health. As an applied medical anthropologist, Kelley's research takes place at the intersection of the social sciences, global health, and the arts. Her recent work engages ethnographic photography (see www.kelleysams.com) and other qualitative methods to study the circulation of public health initiatives in the US and sub-Saharan Africa. Kelley's recent publications can be found on Academia and ResearchGate.  

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