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Scholarly Publications

Emerging Infectious Disease Surveillance in Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Indonesia, and the Naval Area Medical Research Unit 2

January 2012

Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) pose international security threats because of their potential to inflict harm upon humans, crops, livestock, health infrastructure, and economies.

Prescribing Cultures and Pharmaceutical Policy in the Asia-Pacific

August 2009

Pharmaceutical policies are interlinked globally and at the same time deeply rooted in local culture.

The Effect of Informal Caregiving on Labor Market Outcomes in South Korea

December 2008

Embedded in traditional culture perpetuating family-centered elderly care, informal care is still viewed as a family or moral issue rather than a social and policy issue in South Korea.

News

China faces its future of urbanization

May 2017

China’s growth in cities has been unprecedented over the past decade, and the urbanization policies the government put in place, while achieving notable successes, continue to face systemic...

Stanford students craft ways to combat big tobacco

July 2015

For Matthew Kohrman and his students, the war against tobacco needs a new communications strategy.After all, he noted, three times as many cigarettes are currently manufactured and sold worldwide...

Events

Critical Industry Studies in Cigarette Production Before, During, and After “Liberation”

March 26, 2012

Historians, health policy specialists, sociologists, anthropologists, business scholars, and other experts will meet Mar.

Prescribing Cultures and Pharmaceutical Policy in the Asia-Pacific: A Book Launch Event

September 23, 2009

Pharmaceutical policies are interlinked globally, yet deeply rooted in local culture.

Changes in Taiwan's Cigarette Market After the US Forced It Open

April 23, 2009

The stated purpose of the Trade Act of 1974 was to promote free trade. Section 301 authorized the U.S.

People

Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology