Jan VanRiper, JD, PhD
News and Events Archive
(Photo: Anthropology MA student Sophia Bay presenting at the Ridge Symposium.)
On December 5, the Institute of Health and Humanities held the 2017 Ridge Symposium at the Learning Center at Providence St. Patrick Hospital. Ridge scholar Sophia Bay, University of Montana [UM] MA student in...
Monday, November 13 at 6pm
UC Theater, University of Montana
Almost Sunrise, an award-winning documentary, will be shown on Monday, November 13 at 6pm, at the UC Theater on the University of Montana Campus, in conjunction with Missoula Community Resilience week. A panel presentation and audience...
Svante Pääbo’s 2014 book Neanderthal Man exemplifies the intersection of science and the humanities. Pääbo is one of the world’s leading evolutionary geneticists, and one of the founders of the field of paleogenetics. As the title of his book implies, he is most famous for heading the team...
Ridge Symposium December 6th!
Please join us for the annual Ridge Symposium, Wednesday, December 6, 5:30 pm at the Learning Center in the Broadway Building at St. Patrick Hospital, street level.
Free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be served.
Moving Toward a Holistic...
Festival of the Dead events including writing workshops and films.
Free and open to the public.
Re-Imagining the Dying Process, October 2 and 16
Writing Your Obituary, October 10 and 12
Free but limited to the first 12 registrants.
To sign up for the Writers Workshops, please call...
Suicide Prevention Week in Missoula is set for September 9 -15, 2017. This is our community's way of recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, and National Suicide Prevention Week. A week of free events and activities are scheduled with the theme "Your Tomorrow Matters." Suicide...
The institute for Health and Humanities was one of several co-sponsors of the recently held BRAVE conference (Building Resiliency, Advocacy and Vision through Education) which took place at Kwataqnuk Resort in Polson, Montana on June 26-28, 2017.
Organized and presented by and for Native American...
Thirty-five engaged Missoulians attended the July 17th showing of Fed Up, sponsored by IHH at the Roxy Theater. Fed Up, a thought-provoking documentary exposes the food industry's successful tactics to sweeten and fatten up Americans. From executive producers Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar...
One of the latest additions to the library is Global Health Watch 4: An Alternative World Health Report< (RA 441 G56 2014 @RIDGE). Global health now encompasses a wide range of issues including political and economic changes, universal health coverage, gender-based violence, access to water and...
Monday, July 17, 6:45 p.m.
Don't miss Fed Up, a thought-provoking documentary exposing the food industry's successful tactics to sweeten and fatten up Americans. America's obesity epidemic is fed by the powerful food industry which puts profits over health. Marketing sugar and fat-laden products...
AI-AN CTRP: American Indian-Alaskan Native Clinical Translational Research Program
June 7, 2017
UM Skaggs 117
Free and open to the public!
About the Presenter
Jordan P. Lewis, CPG, MSW, PhD (Aleut, Native Village of Naknek) is an Associate Professor...