Carole Browner

I am a Professor in the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Women’s Studies, and in the Center for Culture and Health, which is based in the David Geffen School of Medicine’s NPI-Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. I became Chair of the Anthropology Department in July 2010. My training as a medical anthropologist combines a doctorate in socio-cultural anthropology with a Master’s degree in public health. 

Sondra Hale

Sondra Hale, born to a working-class family in Des Moines, Iowa, graduated from secondary school in Omaha, Nebraska, and went on to the University of Omaha for a year before transferring to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She worked her way through high school and university in various jobs, an important one of which was as a professional comic (namely a ventriloquist). She was also active in theater and the visual arts.