Alana Helberg-Proctor

Alana Helberg-Proctor
Maastricht University | UM · Department of Health, Ethics & Society

PhD

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Education
August 2007 - June 2008
Maastricht University
Field of study
  • Public Health
August 2006 - May 2007
The New School
Field of study
  • Global Political Economy and Finance
August 2002 - May 2006
Eugene Lang College, The New School
Field of study
  • STS

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Publications (12)
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Previous research has problematised the diversity of conceptualisations and operationalisations of ethnicity within health research and the field of Ethnicity and Health. In this article, we explore how practices in health research and the field of Ethnicity and Health themselves contribute to the enactment of different versions of ethnicity. Using...
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Background The Netherlands, because of the sustained and systematic attention it paid to migrant and minority health issues during the last quarter of the twentieth century, has been depicted as being progressive in its approach to healthcare for migrants and minorities. Recently, however, these progressive policies have changed, reflecting a trend...
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Mensen zijn genetisch voor 99,9 procent gelijk. Zoveel hebben we van het Human Genome Project geleerd. Toch is de diversiteit groot. Er zijn niet alleen uiterlijke verschillen tussen groepen mensen, maar ook verschillen in reacties op medicatie en in gezondheid.
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Objective: A growing body of work is examining the role health research itself plays in the construction of 'ethnicity.' We discuss the results of our investigation as to how the political, social, and institutional dynamics of the context in which health research takes place affect the manner in which knowledge about ethnicity and health is produ...
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This presentation is part of the Constructing Race and Sexuality track. In the Netherlands it is commonly stated that there exists ample evidence to show that cultural and ethnic backgrounds of certain groups hamper HIV and STI prevention, testing and treatment. Especially people of Antillean, Aruban, Surinamese and Sub Saharan African descent have...

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