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Dr. Smith-Morris is a medical anthropologist with expertise in social scientific study of chronic and complex illness, qualitative and mixed-method research including community- and home-based participatory work, and minority and Indigenous health. She received her B.A. in Anthropology from Emory University, an M.S. in Rehabilitation Services from Florida State University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology from The University of Arizona. 


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Indigenous sovereignty, data sourcing, and knowledge sharing for health.
Smith-Morris C, Juaréz-López BM, Tapia A, Shahim B, Glob Public Health 2022 Nov 17 11 2665-2675
Diabetic Retinopathy and the Cascade into Vision Loss.
Smith-Morris C, Bresnick GH, Cuadros J, Bouskill KE, Pedersen ER, Med Anthropol 2020 39 2 109-122
Reconfiguring Metabolism: Critical Ethnographies of Obesity and Diabetes.
Hardon A, Smith-Morris C, Med Anthropol 2019 38 8 777-780
Care as Virtue, Care as Critical Frame: A Discussion of Four Recent Ethnographies.
Smith-Morris C, Med Anthropol 2018 Jul 37 5 426-432
An ethnography on perceptions of pain in Dutch "Natural" childbirth.
Logsdon K, Smith-Morris C, Midwifery 2017 Dec 55 67-74


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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Anthropological Association (1995)
  • Society for Applied Anthropology (2000)
  • Society for Medical Anthropology (1995)