Johanna Gonçalves Martin
Johanna Gonçalves Martín is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for Area and Global Studies (IAGS) at the EPFL and the Institute of Global Health (IGH) at the UNIGE. She is a social anthropologist and medical doctor by training, with a research background on tropical disease epidemiology and public health.
She has worked on the articulations of global reproductive health care policies and indigenous peoples’ fertility and reproductive concerns and practices, with a special focus on gender issues and community-led health initiatives such as indigenous health agents in Venezuela.
She is interested in the anthropology and sociology of sciences and translation, is curious about interdisciplinarity, and seeks to experiment with collaborative forms of ethnographic research. In more recent work she is looking at wellbeing and the promises of innovation afforded by new medical and/or digital technologies.
|PhD in Social Anthropology||University of Cambridge||2016|
|MPhil in Social and Anthropological Analysis||University of Cambridge||2008|
|MSc in Disease Control (Tropical Diseases)||Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp||2007|
|Medical Doctor||Universidad Central de Venezuela||2003|
Teaching & PhD
- Humanities and Social Sciences Program
The course covers global health issues. It discusses the challenge of infectious and neurodegenerative disease. The interdisciplinary approach integrates SHS with engineering sciences and introduces students to working in teams and to scientific methodolo...