Koss-Chioino, Joan D.

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KOSS-CHIOINO, Joan D. American, b. 1935. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Psychiatry, Psychology. Career: Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, Philadelphia, research assistant, 1957; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, instructor, 1964, lecturer in anthropology, 1964-65, lecturer in nursing, 1965-67; Temple University, lecturer and assistant professor, 1965-66, adjunct assistant professor, 1966-67; University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, associate professor of anthropology, 1967-79; InterAmerican University, San Juan, Puerto Rico, visiting professor and head of Social Sciences Division, 1971-73; University of Puerto Rico, Dental Sciences lecturer in ecological sciences 1972-74; University of California, San Francisco, lecturer in psychiatry and postdoctoral fellow in international health, 1974-76, adjunct professor, 1975-87; California State University, Hayward, professor of anthropology, 1977-80; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, associate professor, 1980-89, professor of psychiatry, 1989-92; Arizona State University, Tempe, professor of anthropology and women's studies, 1992-. Tulane University Medical Center, adjunct professor and visiting professor, 1989-. Government of Puerto Rico, Dept of Health, program director and researcher, 1976-79; consultant. Author of the film series "Alternative Paths to Healing," 1980-. Publications: Women as Healers, Women as Patients, 1992; (ed. with L. Vargas) Working with Culture, 1992; (with L. Vargas) Working with Latino Youth, 1999; (with T. Leatherman) Medical Pluralism in the Andes, 2003. Work represented in books. Contributor of articles and reviews to professional journals, until 1987 under the name Joan Koss. Address: 2011 I St NW #307, Washington, DC 20006, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]