Teaching and Scholarly Interests
Professor Hall-Clifford is a medical anthropologist working
at the intersections of anthropology and public health. She conducts fieldwork
in the central highlands of Guatemala on treatments for childhood diarrhea and
the delivery of primary health care. She is interested in human variation
and cross-cultural attitudes toward health. She researches the
measurement of long-term impacts of public health intervention and inequalities
in the distribution of health and development funding.
is currently working on research funded by the U.S. National Institutes
of Health to investigate effective training of community health workers in oral
rehydration therapy and zinc supplementation in Guatemala. She has also
held medical anthropology research positions at the University of Oxford,
Harvard University, and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Dr. Hall-Clifford is also Co-Director of the NAPA-OT Field School in