• 227 Citations
20102020

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Research interests

Dr. Hunleth is a medical anthropologist with public health training and professional experience working in global health. Her research focuses on the experience of caregiving and treatment seeking for infectious and chronic diseases in Africa (most specifically, Zambia) and in the United States. She is especially interested in children’s experiences of and responses to illness, medicine, and health programming. Her work demonstrates that identifying children’s actions and perspectives facilitates the design of more appropriate and family-centered health interventions for children and adults. Hunleth’s approach to research is creative and rigorous. She uses ethnographic and qualitative interview and observational methods as well as participatory techniques such as drawing, role playing, and photography. Her aim is to reduce disparities and improve health care delivery through focusing on the practical knowledge and lived experience of people typically left out of health programming and policy decisions.

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Research Output

  • 227 Citations
  • 12 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate

Waiting for care: Chronic illness and health system uncertainties in the United States

Lee, A. A., James, A. S. & Hunleth, J. M., Nov 2020, In : Social Science and Medicine. 264, 113296.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Youth participatory research evidence to inform health policy: A systematic review protocol

    Njelesani, J. & Hunleth, J., Aug 11 2020, In : BMJ Open. 10, 8, e036522.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • Complicating “the good result”: narratives of colorectal cancer screening when cancer is not found

    Hunleth, J. M., Gallo, R., Steinmetz, E. K. & James, A. S., Jul 4 2019, In : Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. 37, 4, p. 509-525 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Zambian Children's Imaginal Caring: On Fantasy, Play, and Anticipation in an Epidemic

    Hunleth, J., May 2019, In : Cultural Anthropology. 34, 2, p. 155-186 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations