Medical Humanities and Social Medicine Advisory Committee

Meet Our Committee

The Medicine, Society and Culture degree concentration is part of Medical Humanities and Social Medicine (MHSM), a university-wide effort involving education, research and public outreach. The MHSM advisory committee includes faculty and staff with expertise ranging from law and social work to anthropology and ethics—and much more.

  • Image of headshot of Reena Mehra

    Reena Mehra, MD

    Professor
    Department of Medicine
    School of Medicine

    Email: mehrar@ccf.org

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    David B. Miller, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Director
    International Education Programs
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: david.miller@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.8755

  • Leena Palomo Associate Professor, Periodontics and Director, DMD periodontics Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine

    Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Periodontics
    School of Dental Medicine
    Director
    DMD Periodontics Program
    School of Dental Medicine

    Email: leena.palomo@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6300

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    Andrea Rager, PhD

    Jesse Hauk Shera Assistant Professor
    Department of Art History and Art
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Email: andrea.rager@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2347

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    Brandy Schillace, PhD

    Senior Research Associate
    Dittrick Medical History Center
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Phone: 216.368.1828

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    Susan Stagno, MD

    Sihler Family Professor of Psychiatry
    Department of Psychiatry
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Bioethics
    School of Medicine
    Faculty Lead
    Health Humanities Pathway
    School of Medicine

    Email: susan.stagno@uhhospitals.org

  • Image of Julia Knopes next to arm and ribs of skeleton

    Julia Knopes, MA

    Adjunct Instructor
    Department of Bioethics
    School of Medicine
    Administrative Coordinator
    Medicine
    Society and Culture Program
    School of Medicine

    Email: julia.c.balacko@case.edu