M. D. Henry
University of North Texas
Anthropology
3836
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Education

PhD, Southern Methodist University, 2000.
Major: Cultural Anthropology
MA, Southern Methodist University, 1996.
Major: Medical Anthropology
BA, University of Virginia, 1987.
Major: Writing and Literature

Professional Positions

Uncategorized
Associate Professor, University of North Texas. (2008 – Present).
Assistant Professor, University of North Texas. (20022008).
Senior Research Associate, University of Texas SW Medical Center. (20002002).

Professional Memberships

Member, American Anthropological Association. (Present).

National Association for the Practice of Anthropology. (Present).

Society for Applied Anthropology. (Present).

Member, Society for Medical Anthropology. (Present).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
ANTH 2250, Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology, 4 courses.
ANTH 2300, Culture and Society, 1 course.
ANTH 3100, People and Cultures, 6 courses.
ANTH 3400, Peoples and Cultures of Africa, 8 courses.
ANTH 3996, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, 1 course.
ANTH 4200, Health, Healing and Culture : Medical Anthropology, 5 courses.
ANTH 4220, Anthropology in Public Health, 2 courses.
ANTH 4610, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, 1 course.
ANTH 4701, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, 3 courses.
ANTH 4770, Ethnographic Field School, 4 courses.
ANTH 4800, Anthropological Fieldmethods, 2 courses.
ANTH 4900, Special Problems, 10 courses.
ANTH 5020, Quantitative Methods in Anthropology, 6 courses.
ANTH 5030, Medical Anthropology, 2 courses.
ANTH 5041, Quantitative Methods in Anthropology, 20 courses.
ANTH 5201, Medical Anthropology, 5 courses.
ANTH 5210, Anthropology in Public Health, 2 courses.
ANTH 5300, Migrants and Refugees, 4 courses.
ANTH 5700, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, 3 courses.
ANTH 5800, Applying Anthropology: Practicum I, 18 courses.
ANTH 5810, Applying Anthropology: Practicum II, 16 courses.
ANTH 5900, Special Problems, 31 courses.
ANTH 5910, Special Problems, 6 courses.
ANTH 5950, Applied Thesis, 39 courses.

Non-Credit Instruction

Guest Lecture. (20182018).

Guest Lecture. (20172017).

Guest Lecture. (20172017).

Guest Lecture. (20172017).

Guest Lecture. (20172017).

Guest Lecture. (20172017).

Other, CLEAR Office. (20162016).

Directed Student Learning

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2018 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2018 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2018 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2018 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2017 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2017 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2017 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2017 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2017 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Anthropology. (2017 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2016 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2016 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2016 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2014 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2013 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (20162018).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Media Arts. (20162018).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Anthropology. (20162018).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (20152018).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Anthropology. (20162017).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (20152017).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Anthropology. (20152017).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Anthropology. (20152017).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (20132017).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Geography and the Environment. (20152016).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Anthropology. (20152016).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Anthropology. (20142016).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Anthropology. (20142016).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (20132016).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (20132016).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Anthropology. (20132016).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (20122016).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (20122016).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (20122016).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (20122016).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Anthropology. (20122016).

Dissertation Committee Member, Educational Psychology. (20112016).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (20112016).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2014).

Other, Anthropology. (2008).

Other, Anthropology. (2008).

Major Professor, Sociology. (2008).

Major Professor, Sociology. (2008).

Major Professor, Anthropology. (2008).

Major Professor, Anthropology. (2008).

Major Professor, Sociology. (2008).

Major Professor, Anthropology. (2008).

Major Professor, Anthropology. (2008).

Major Professor, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2008).

Other, Anthropology. (2007).

Major Professor, Anthropology. (2007).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2007).

Major Professor, Anthropology. (2004).

Major Professor, Anthropology. (2004).

Major Professor, Anthropology. (2004).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2004).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2004).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Anthropology. (2004).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Anthropology. (2004).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Anoko, J., Henry, M. D. (2019). An Anthropological Approach to Removing a Community Curse Resulting From the Burial of a Pregnant Woman With a Fetus in Her Womb, Conducted During the Ebola Virus Epidemic in Guinea.. Pregnant in the Time of Ebola: Women and their Children in the 2013-2015 West African Epidemic. New York: Springer.
Henry, M. D. (2014). Attack of the Grotesque: Suffering, Sleep Paralysis, and Distress During the Sierra Leone War. Genocide and Mass Violence.
Henry, M. D. (2012). Diamonds Are Not a Boy's Best Friend:  What Happened When Alhadji Met the Rebels. In The Human Tradition in Modern Africa, D. Cordell, ed. . The Human Tradition in Modern Africa.
Henry, M. D. (2010). Article 27: Citizens, Refugees, and Relief along the Sierra Leone �" Guinea Border. In Sierra Leone Beyond the Lomé Peace Accord. M. Mustapha and J. Bangura, eds. New York: Palgrave MacMillan..
Henry, M. D. (2007). Nigerian Americans and Health.  In Health Seeking Behavior in Ethnic Populations.  T. Gibbs and S. Lurie, eds., Pp. 93-109.
Henry, M. D. (2006). Deliberate or indifferent to HIV transmission? Evidence of barebacking risk levels from an Internet site.  In Barebacking:  Psychosocial and Public Health Approaches.  P. Halkitis, L. Wilton, and J. Drescher, eds., Pp. 73-84.
Henry, M. D. (2005). Anthropological Contributions to the Study of Disasters.  In Disciplines, Disasters and Emergency Management: The Convergence and Divergence of Concepts, Issues and Trends From the Research Literature.  D. McEntire, ed..
Henry, M. D. (2004). Liberian Refugee Health Concerns.  In Refugee and Immigrant Health:  a Handbook for Health Professionals.  C. Kemp and L. Rasbridge, eds..
Henry, M. D. (2001). Entry for Countries and Their Cultures, M. Ember and C. Ember, eds..
Encyclopedia Article
Henry, D. (2017). Gender and Sleep Disorders. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender.
Henry, M. D. (2017). Sleep Wake Disorders: Cultural Factors. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology.
Journal Article
Sanderson, B., Henry, M. D. (2019). Learning from Parents of Children with Childhood Asthma.. Practicing Anthropology. 41(1), 32-37.
Fritz, S., Vosvick, M., Henry, D., Prybutok, V., Sheu, S. (2016). Correlates and Racial Ethnic Differences in Bareback Sex Among MSM with Unknown or Negative HIV Serostatus.
Henry, M. D., Knutson, K., Orzech, K., (2013). Introduction to Sleep, Culture, and Health: Reflections on the Other 1/3 of Life. 79, .
Henry, M. D., Rosenthal, L. (2013). The Signficance of Gender and Partner Reporting on the Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Henry, M. D. Understanding Patient Responses to Insomnia:  Perspectives from Medical   Anthropology.  Submitted to Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 2010. Anthropology.  Submitted to Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 2010.  . Behavioral Sleep Medicine. 11, .
Henry, M. D. (2008). Is Sleep Really for Sissies?  Understanding the Role of Work in Insomnia in the U.S..
Henry, M. D. (2007). Building a Sense of Community in an Online Class.
Henry, M. D. (2007). Ethnography in Evaluation: Uncovering Hidden Costs and Benefits in Child Mental Health.
Henry, M. D. (2007). Strangers in a Strange Land:  Anthropologists do Cost-Benefit Analysis.
Henry, M. D. (2006). Conflict, Diamonds, and the Political Economy of Instability in Africa.
Henry, M. D. (2006). Violence and the Body:  Somatic Expressions of Trauma and Vulnerability During Conflict.
Henry, M. D. (2005). Evidence of HIV transmission risk in barebacking men who have sex with men:  cases from the Internet.
Henry, M. D. (2005). Experiences of older informal caregivers to people with HIV/ AIDS in Lomé, Togo.
Henry, M. D. (2005). The Legacy of the Tank, the Violence of Peace.
Henry, M. D. (2004). Environmental Influences on Safer Sex in Young Gay Men:  a Situational Presentation Approach to Measuring Influences on Sexual Health.
Henry, M. D. (2002). Réfugiés Sierra-léonais, et aide humanitaire en Guinée: la réinvention d'une "citoyenneté de frontière".
Henry, M. D. (2002). Using Ethnographically Informed Venue-Based Surveys to Assess HIV and HBV Prevalence Among Dallas' Young Gay and Bisexual Men.
Popular Press Article
Henry, M. D. (2006). Assessment of the AETC Conference to Advance the Spirit of the Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI).
Henry, M. D. (2006). Assessment of the Medical Care and Capacity of the West Texas Panhandle.
Henry, M. D. (2006). Assessment of the Texas/ Mexico Border Physicians for the Cultural Adaptation of the Spanish Translation of Parkland's Pocket Guide to HIV Care.
Henry, M. D. (2006). Students and the Control of Sleep:  Perspectives from Medical Anthropology.
Henry, M. D. (2005). Cost Benefit Analysis of Wraparound Services.
Henry, M. D. (2003). Focus Groups and HIV:  a Guide for Community and Ethnographic Assessment.
Henry, M. D. (2003). Preface.  North Texas Guide to Immigrants and Immigrant Communities.
Henry, M. D. (2002). West African Sickness:  Health Beliefs Among Nigerian Immigrants.
Henry, M. D. (1998). Health, Income, and Empowerment Among Sierra Leonean Refugees.
Research Report
Henry, L. R., Henry, M. D. (2017). Mobile Food Pantry Research.

Presentations Given

Artz, M. (Presenter), Henry, D. (Presenter), “Bioethics, Reunification, and Genetic Testing along the US Mexico Border: is ‘23 & Me’ the Answer?”, American Anthropological Association, United States of America. (20182018).

Henry, D. (Author & Presenter), Online Pedagogy in an Online Master's Class, American Anthropology Association, United States of America. (20182018).

Henry, M. D. (Author & Presenter), The Discourse of Uncertainty in Childhood Asthma Rates, Society for Applied Anthropology, United States of America. (20182018).

Dunstan, A. (Other), Henry, D. (Author & Presenter), Annual meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology, The Discourse of Uncertainty and Risk in Childhood Asthma Rates, Philadelphia, PA, United States of America. (2018).

Henry, D. (Author & Presenter), EMS Response to Biohazards: Organizational Culture and Risk Assessment in Paramedicine., Society for Applied Anthropology, United States of America. (20172017).

Henry, M. D. (Presenter), Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Post Ebola Preparation for Biohazards: Fear and Politics in North Texas Paramedicine., Society for Applied Anthropology, Vancouver, BC, Canada, United States of America. (20162016).

Henry, L. R. (Author & Presenter), Henry, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Denton Hunger Coalition, Evaluation of the Denton Mobile Food Pantry, United States of America. (20162016).

Henry, M. D. (Discussant), American Anthropological Association, Applied Anthropology: an Update on the Fifth Field, United States of America. (20142014).

Henry, M. D. (Author & Presenter), American Anthropological Association, Averting Chronically Acute Crises: Bringing Anthropology to and from the Global Ebola Response.”, United States of America. (20142014).

Henry, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Anthropology and Health Conference sponsored by the Croatian Anthropological Society and the Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia., The Interaction of Physiology, Culture, and Language on Bed Partner Diagnosis and Discussion Around Obstructive Sleep Apnea., Dubrovnik, Croatia, Croatia. (20142014).

Henry, M. D. (Presenter), Society for Medical Anthropology and the European Association of Social Anthropologists, Engaging the Workplace: Nurses and Coping with the ‘Swing Shift’ Job, Society for Medical Anthropology, Tarragona, Spain, Spain. (20132013).

Henry, M. D. (Author & Presenter), The Society for Applied Anthropology, “The Ideal Preparation for Admission to MA and PhD Programs in Applied Anthropology: A Roundtable Discussion with Graduate Faculty Members.”, United States of America. (20132013).

Henry, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, “Listening for His Breath:” The Significance of Gender and Partner Reporting on the Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, American Anthropological Association, San Francisco, California, United States of America. (20122012).

Henry, M. D. (Author & Presenter), UNT Office of Research and Development, The UNT Fieldschool in International Development, United States of America. (20122012).

Henry, M. D. (Author & Presenter), American Anthropological Association, What Traditional Healers DO as Refugees: the Unfortunate Legacy of Missed Scholarship, United States of America. (20112011).

Henry, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Society, Introduction to the Anthropology of Sleep, American Anthropological Society, New Orleans, LA, United States of America. (20102010).

Henry, M. D. (Chair), Critical Collisions and New Knowledge: the Anthropology of Sleep. (20102010).

Henry, D. (Coordinator/Organizer), Introduction to the Anthropology of Sleep, United States of America. (20092009).

Sleep Paralysis or Rape Attack? Collective Responses to Violence During the Sierra Leone War. (20092009).

Sleep Paralysis, Rape, and Confusion and Frustration During War. (20092009).

Henry, M. D. (Other), "Violence and Terrorism," "Africa," "Applied Anthropology," "Complex Emergencies and Disaster Management," and "Focus Groups and HIV Research". (20022008).

Henry, M. D. (Chair), Clinical Anthropology. (20072007).

Conflict Diamonds and Child Soldiers. (20072007).

Henry, M. D. (Chair), Expanding (or Exceeding?) Our Reach: Understanding the Making, Manipulation, and Mitigation of Disasters/Complex Emergencies. (20072007).

Henry, M. D. (Other), From Good to Great: Delivering Better Presentations with PowerPoint. (20072007).

Tessman, Tracy, and D. Henry. AIDS and Inequality Along the Borderlands. (20072007).

The Chronic Nature of Acute Crisis in Humanitarianism. (20072007).

What They Won't Tell Their Doctor (2): Patient Self-Treatment of Insomnia. (20072007).

Henry, M. D. (Chair), Critical Issues and New Knowledge: Contemporary Intersections of Culture, Health, and Medicine. (20062006).

Fact or Fiction? Speaking Vulnerability and Distress to Power. (20062006).

Henry, M. D. (Chair), From Kosovo to Katrina: Conflict and Disaster Studies Meet. (20062006).

Graves, E., Henry, D., and Bales, R. Uncovering Hidden Benefits Within a Cost-Benefit Analysis. (20062006).

Green, D., D. Henry, R. Bales, and V. Warren. Uncovering Hidden Benefits of Systems of Care: Demonstrating Cost Effectiveness. (20062006).

Henry, D., L. Rosenthal, D. Dedrick, M. Gosdin, and D. McClellen. Self-Treatment Behaviors for Insomnia: a View from Medical Anthropology. (20062006).

Henry, D., L. Rosenthal, D. Dedrick, M. Gosdin, and D. McClellen. Understanding Insomnia from the Patient's Perspective: a View from Medical Anthropology. (20062006).

Henry, D., L. Rosenthal, D. Dedrick. The Significance of Gender and Partner-reporting on the Lay Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Apnea: the Perspective of Medical Anthropology. (20062006).

Learning What They Won't Tell Their Doctor: Insights From the Anthropology of Sleep. (20062006).

Volpone, S., D. Henry, and M. Vosvick Self-Efficacy, Self-Esteem, and Acupuncture Use, and Their Relationship to Mental Health in HIV+ Adults. (20062006).

Henry, M. D. (Coordinator/Organizer), The Culture of Sleep. (20042006).

Henry, M. D. (Coordinator/Organizer), (20022005).

Henry, M. D. (Other), "Modification or Mutilation: an Anthropological Perspective on Body Alteration". (20042004).

Henry, M. D. (Chair), Advocacy at the Front Lines: Anthropology and AIDS in Africa. (20042004).

Diamonds Are Not a Boy's Best Friend. (20042004).

Henry, D., and G. Jones. Cruising Trolls and the Down-Low: Ethnographically Mapping the Modern Tea-Room Trade. (20042004).

Patterns Of Informal Care To People Living With AIDS In Sierra Leone, West Africa (Waiting To Die). (20042004).

Henry, M. D. (Chair), Challenges to Sustaining Social Justice for Immigrants and Refugees. (20032003).

Citizens, Refugees, and Relief Along the Sierra Leone-Guinea Border. (20032003).

Dawson, A., D. Henry, N. Lopez, A. Freeman, and M. Ross. Men, Sex, and the Net: Young Men Discuss their Online experiences. (20032003).

But is it Ethnography? Towards an Anthropology of Online Sex Chat Among Men Who Have Sex With Men. (20022002).

Cyborgs, Sex, and HIV Risk: a Medical Ethnography of Online Chat. (20022002).

Henry, M. D. (Chair), Anthropological Encounters with Humanitarian Relief. (20012001).

Berry, C., D. Henry, and D. Shehan. Gay Latino Youth: Insights into Potential Barriers Against HIV Testing. (20012001).

Dawson, A., B. Elwood, S. Pedraza, A. Freeman, D. Henry, and M. Caughy. Assessing Risk and Resiliency: Exploring Social and Environmental Influences Upon Young Gay Male Sexual Behavior. (20012001).

Funderburgh, K., D. Henry, and D. Shehan. Risky Sex, GHB, and Crystal Use in Young Men Who Have Sex With Men: The Dallas Young Men's Survey (YMS). (20012001).

Henry, D., and D. Shehan. Our Vulnerable Youth: Age and HIV Risk Taking Among Young Gay/ Bisexual Men. (20012001).

Lipsky, S., D. Shehan, D. Henry, and R. Waits. Violence and Risk Taking Among African-American Women: Results from the Dallas Young Women's Survey. (20012001).

Refugee Medicine or Medicalized Refugees? The Sick Role and the Power of Voice. (20012001).

Shehan, D., and D. Henry. Windows of Opportunity? Age and Sexual Risk Taking in Dallas. (20012001).

Hypertension: Somatic Manifestations of Trauma During Wartime. (20002000).

The Reconstruction of Health Systems Among West African Survivors of Violence. (19991999).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Henry, L. R. (Co-Principal), Henry, D. (Co-Principal), "Study Abroad to Suva, Fiji," Sponsored by Charn Uswachoke International Development Fund, University of North Texas, $4000 Funded. (20142014).
Dash, N. (Principal), Holloway, L. L. (Co-Principal), Henry, M. D., ""Agency within Disaster Preparedness and Response: The Role of Poverty and Disability" (Linda Holloway and Doug Henry, Co-PIs)," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $29943 Funded. (20062007).
Uncategorized
Henry, M. D. (Co-Principal), "Summer Research Methods Experience for Undergraduates (Co-Authores with Bev Davenport)," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, $295544. (20092011).
Henry, M. D. (Co-Principal), "Summer Research Methods in the Social Sciences," Sponsored by National Science Foundation funded grant, $291000. (20062008).
Henry, M. D. (Other), "Learning Enhancement Grant For ANTH 1010 online," Sponsored by UNT Center for Distributed Learning, $5000. (20072007).
Henry, M. D. (Other), "Community Needs Assessments Among HIV Service Providers," Sponsored by Parkland Health and Hospital Systems, $20000. (20062006).
Henry, M. D. (Co-Principal), "Agency within Poverty: the Legacy of Hurricane Katrina," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, $30000. (20052006).
Henry, M. D. (Other), "Cost-Benefit Analysis of Mental Health Services for Children With Severe Emotional Disorders," Sponsored by City of Fort Worth, $18000. (20052005).
Henry, M. D. (Other), "Summer Research Methods Experience for Undergraduates Co-authored with Dr. Tyson Gibbs," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, $216000. (20022005).
Henry, M. D. (Other), "Teaching with Technology: The Distance-Learning Anthropology Master's degree Co-authored with Dr. Christina Wasson," Sponsored by UNT Center for Distributed Learning, $24000. (20042004).
Henry, M. D. (Other), "The Culture of Sleep," Sponsored by UNT Junior Faculty Initiation Grant, $3000. (20042004).
Henry, M. D. (Other), "Patterns of Informal Care to People Living with HIV/ AIDS in Sierra Leone, West Africa," Sponsored by UNT Junior Faculty Initiation Grant, $3000. (20032003).
Henry, M. D. (Other), "The Resource Council for New Americans," Sponsored by St. Paul Companies Foundation, Inc., $10000. (20032003).
Henry, M. D. (Other), "Structural Influences on HIV Infection in Dallas," Sponsored by UNT Junior Faculty Initiation Grant, $3000. (20022002).

Service

University Service

Committee Member, University Writing Awards Committee. (2015 – Present).

Committee Member, PAC Evaluation Committee for Brent Richards. (20182019).

Committee Member, PAC Evaluation Committee for Ozlem Altiok. (20182019).

Other, Anthropology Internal Assessment Coordinator. (20072019).

Member, New Faculty Mentor. (20162018).

Committee Member, Charn Uswachoke Awards Committee. (20152016).

Committee Member, UNT Africa Task Force. (20152016).

Chairperson, Core Assessment Evaluator/ Coordinator. (20072015).

Other, Anthropology. (20082012).

Committee Member, Department Curriculum Committee. (20072012).

Committee Member, PACS Curriculum Committee. (20072010).

Committee Chair, PACS Awards Committee. (20072009).

Committee Member, Advisory Board for International Studies. (20062009).

Committee Member, Department Faculty Search Committee. (20082008).

Other, African Studies Interest Group. (20022008).

Other, Medical Anthropology Minor. (20022008).

Committee Member, Department Faculty Search Committee. (20062006).

Committee Member, Task Force for Revisions to the PACS Promotion and Tenure Guide. (20062006).

Other, Resource Council for New Americans (RCNA). (20022004).

Professional Service

Officer, Treasurer, American Anthropological Association. (2018 – Present).

Member, American Anthropological Association - Executive Board. (2018 – Present).

Member, American Anthropological Association- Committee on the Future of Publishing. (2018 – Present).

Member, American Anthropological Association- Resource Development Committee. (2018 – Present).

Chairperson, American Anthropological Association- Finance Committee. (2016 – Present).

Member, National Association for the Practice of Anthropology. (2005 – Present).

Member, American Anthropological Association. (2000 – Present).

Member, Society for Applied Anthropology. (2000 – Present).

Member, Society for Medical Anthropology. (2000 – Present).

Reviewer, Journal Article, American Anthropologist. (20182018).

Reviewer, Book, Routledge Press. (20182018).

Member, American Anthropological Association- Task Force on Membership. (20172018).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Medical Anthropology. (20172017).

Reviewer, Book, Oxford Press. (20172017).

Reviewer, Journal Article, PLOS. (20172017).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Social Science and Medicine. (20172017).

Committee Chair, Creighton University. (20162016).

Officer, Treasurer, Society for Medical Anthropology. (20122015).

Other, Texas Oklahoma AIDS Education and Training Center, Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX. (20062006).

Other, City of Fort Worth Public Health Department, Fort Worth, TX. (20052005).

Committee Member, Program Committee. (20032004).

Other, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. (20032003).

Committee Member, Committee on Refugee Issues. (20002002).

Other, Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX. (19991999).

Other, Baylor University Hospital, Dallas, TX. (19981998).

Other, United Nations Field Office, Guéckédou. (19981998).

Public Service

Member, Denton Hunger Coalition. (2016 – Present).

Member, Community Health Council. (20112018).

Awards and Honors

IE Celebrity Award, for demonstrating strong institutional effectiveness practices, UNT, UNT Office for Institutional Effectiveness. (20182018).