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Rachel Hall-CliffordAssistant Professor of Human Health and Sociology


  • PhD in Anthropology, Boston University, 2009
  • Master of Public Health, Boston University, 2005
  • MSc in Medical Anthropology, University of Oxford, 2002
  • BA in Anthropology, University of the South, 2001


Rachel Hall-Clifford (PhD, MPH, MSc) is Assistant Professor in the Center for the Study of Human Health and the Department of Sociology at Emory University. She is a medical anthropologist who applies social science approaches to global health research and implementation. Dr. Hall-Clifford has conducted fieldwork in the central highlands of Guatemala on the delivery of health services for 15 years. Her research areas include accessible health care for marginalized populations, health systems strengthening in post-genocide contexts, and global health fieldwork ethics. She has held medical anthropology research positions at Oxford University, Harvard University, and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Hall-Clifford is Director of the NAPA-OT Field School in Guatemala and Co-Founder of safe+natal

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