Why UCLA EMPH
Biography


Bonnie Taub,
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Adjunct Assistant Professor
UCLA School of Public Health

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772
Phone: (310) 206-2117
Fax: (310) 794-7805
E-mail: btaub@ucla.edu

Dr. Taub is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the UCLA School of Public Health. She teaches the Community Health Sciences course for the EMPH Program. Dr. Taub received her BA in Psychology and French from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, her Masters in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), her MA in Latin American Studies from UCLA and her PhD in Anthropology from UCLA.


Dr. Taub's presence at UCLA is a vital component of the Latin American Studies health curriculum at UCLA, as well as the Latin American Studies/ Public Health inter-departmental MPH/MA degree program. She also teaches "Health, Disease and Health Services in Latin America," "Traditional Medicine, Shamanism and Folk Illness in Latin America," "Health and Culture in the Americas" and "Race and Ethnicity as a Construct in Practice and Research."


Dr. Taub's research interests include international family health, mental health, health seeking behavior, combining of traditional medicine and shamanism with Western medicine, indigenous peoples, human rights, qualitative research methodology, video ethnography, diversity training and cultural competency for clinicians.