Mark Nichter, PhD, MPH

Mark is Regents Professor Emeritus and former coordinator of the Graduate Medical Anthropology Training Program at UA. In addition to a Ph.D. in anthropology and a M.P.H. in International Health, Mark has postdoctoral training in cultural psychiatry and clinically applied anthropology. He holds joint appointments in the Departments of Family and Community Medicine and the College of Public Health. Mark has over 40 years of experience conducting a broad array of health-related research in Asia, Africa, and North America. He has served on three Institute of Medicine Panels, as a consultant for several International Health Organizations, and as a long term advisor to the International Network of Clinical Epidemiology. On a lighter note, things that bring him joy are clear thoughts and glassy waves, coral reefs, poetry in motion, and the aesthetics of everyday life. He leads the Epidemiology & Medical Anthropology team and serves on the Econometrics, Messaging, and Leadership teams