Visualizing my Acoustic Condition: Graphic Poem

Graphic Poem by Luca M. Damiani Following from the poem, I then wanted to bridge the emotional response to a more visual one, more coded, using data from the scientific and technical audiological tests, diagrams, tools. This process helped me to analyze and rationalize further observations, allowing a more distant perspective of the data and […]

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Ferments and the AIDS Virus: Interspecies Counter-Conduct in the History of AIDS

Article Summary by Justin Abraham Linds In the early years of the American AIDS epidemic, numerous AIDS activists and people with AIDS started researching, teaching, and organizing experimental treatment options within committees such as the Alternative and Holistic Treatment Committee and the Treatment Alternatives Program. This paper briefly describes the committees before narrowing in on […]

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Exploring Gendered Leadership Stereotypes in a Shared Leadership Model in Healthcare: A Case Study

by Saam Idelji-Tehrani and Muna Al-Jawad Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton, UK Our article explores how gender played out in a group of NHS hospital consultants who adopted a shared leadership model in their department. We used comics-based research to analyse and present some of our data. Our final comic is shown […]

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Visualizing my Acoustic Condition: Hyper Sensorial Neuro Response (Poem)

Poem by Luca M. Damiani There are many inner thoughts that the hyper sensorial acoustic disorder brings, and I started to write poems as an output. The first personal and emotional data-responses are collected via words in my diary, which I then analyze, review and build as further pieces of creative writing and poems. An […]

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December’s Special Issue on Hearing Impairment and the Medical Humanities

by Bonnie Millar People engage with sound in different ways and it can be fruitful to compare modern and historical ideas of the human experience of sound and hearing, fostering conversations between medicine, science, the arts and humanities. Medicine is more than just the analysis of bones, muscles, and samples, it also encompasses psychological and […]

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Minding the Gap: One Institution’s Strategy for Infusing Health Humanities into Multiple Academic Programs across a Graduate Health Science University

Part Two of a Two-Part Blog Series by Lisa Kerr, PhD; Dusti Annan-Coultas, EdD; Jane Ariail, PhD; Jennifer Bailey, MEd; Caroline DeLongchamps; Cindy Dodds, PT, PhD, PCS; Brooke Fox, MS, CA; Jeanne G. Hill, MD; Kimberly Kascak, MEd; Steve Kubalak, PhD; Michael Madson, PhD; Ben Reynolds, PhD; Bob Sade, MD; Tabitha Samuel, MLIS; Thomas G. […]

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December Issue, featuring Hearing and the Medical Humanities

Editor’s Note: Welcome to our December Issue, which includes original research on a variety of medical humanities topics, and three open access articles. In addition the December issue features a Special Section on Hearing and the Medical Humanities, guest edited by Dr. Bonnie Miller, Musculoskeletal Project Manager, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre MSK Communication Lead, […]

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Visualizing My Acoustic Condition: Poem, Graphics and Visual Podcast

Art-Essay by Luca M. Damiani Introduction / Overview The work presented in this art-essay is a hybrid format of artwork, case-study and diary reflection. Here I share auto-ethnographic data1 based on my acoustic condition of bilateral hyperacusis (both pain and vestibular type) and bilateral severe tinnitus.2 I started to suffer from these auditory disorders in […]

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Minding the Gap: One Institution’s Strategy for Infusing Health Humanities into Multiple Academic Programs across a Graduate Health Science University

Part One of a Two-Part Blog Series by Lisa Kerr, PhD; Dusti Annan-Coultas, EdD; Jane Ariail, PhD; Jennifer Bailey, MEd; Caroline DeLongchamps; Cindy Dodds, PT, PhD, PCS; Brooke Fox, MS, CA; Jeanne G. Hill, MD; Kimberly Kascak, MEd; Steve Kubalak, PhD; Michael Madson, PhD; Ben Reynolds, PhD; Bob Sade, MD; Tabitha Samuel, MLIS; Thomas G. […]

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