Carolyn Sargent is a medical anthropologist. She focuses on gender studies and health issues, with interests in reproductive health, managing the health of women in low-income families, and decision making in the medical field. She has done fieldwork in West Africa, Benin, Jamaica and France where she worked on reproductive health, midwifery, prenatal care and migrant fertility patterns.

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  • Carolyn Sargent is a medical anthropologist. She focuses on gender studies and health issues, with interests in reproductive health, managing the health of women in low-income families, and decision making in the medical field. She has done fieldwork in West Africa, Benin, Jamaica and France where she worked on reproductive health, midwifery, prenatal care and migrant fertility patterns. She is professor of Sociocultural Anthropology and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Sargent was the director of Women's Studies at Southern Methodist University for an extended period. Sargent served as president of the Society for Medical Anthropology. Sargent is a fan of the French medical insurance system. She has called upon anthropologists to learn about and become involved with national health care issues. In an issue of the Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Sargent asked that anthropologists help to, "shape public discourses and policy in ways we have rarely done before." She served as a community representative to two hospital ethics committees while she lived in Dallas, Texas. (en)
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