Date 

Tuesday, February 9th 2016, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location 

407A-D

Hosted By 

Global Health Committee-Med School

Details 

"Social Enterprise Solutions to Chronic Childhood Malnutrition: Maní+ in Guatemala"

Edward F Fischer is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt. He is also the founder of Maní+, a social enterprise in Guatemala that develops and produces locally sourced complementary foods to fight malnutrition. His recent work focuses on health, development, and wellbeing, and his latest book is The Good Life: Aspiration, Dignity, and the Anthropology of Wellbeing.

Undergraduates, graduate students, medical students, faculty, and students from other schools are all welcome. Sponsored by the VUSM Global Health Organization. Lunch provided on a first come, first served basis.