Torments of a Terrifying Gland: How Medical Humanities Can Improve Prostate Care

Ericka Johnson

Cedars Sinai and The Program in the History of Medicine

Thursday, May 18, 2023 12:00 pm EDT

Thursday, May 18, 2023
noon–1 p.m. PT
MCH 249, Keck USC Campus
Zoom URL
Guest Speaker:
Ericka Johnson, PhD
Professor of Gender and Society, Linköping University, Sweden
Biography: The author of A Cultural Biography of the Prostate (MIT, 2021), Dr. Ericka Johnson’s
interdisciplinary research combines the best of social studies of science, medical sociology, and feminist
science studies. Her latest work examines medical technologies and the multiple ways in which
artifacts express and highlight the cultural values that shape our lives.