Articles + Publications

Authored Articles

"Health as a Priority on Campuses" (op-ed), The Boston Globe, March 5, 2008

"College Students Can Prepare for a Healthy Life," Student Health Spectrum, June 2008 [pdf]

"The Violence Virus" (op-ed), The Boston Globe, April 22, 2007

"Yes to Womens' Colleges" (op-ed), The Boston Globe, Oct. 4, 2006

Published Works

Books and Monographs

Scrimshaw, S.C.M. and E. Hurtado. Rapid Assessment Procedures for Nutrition and Primary Health: Anthropological Approaches to Programme Improvement. Published jointly by the UCLA Latin American Center, the United Nations University (Tokyo) and UNICEF, 1987. Spanish edition, 1988; French edition, 1991; Chinese edition, 1991; Portuguese edition, forthcoming.

Long, A., S.C.M. Scrimshaw and E. Hurtado. Rapid Assessment Procedures for Epilepsy: Anthropological Approaches for Program Development and Evaluation. Landover, MD: Epilepsy Foundation of America, 1988.

Scrimshaw, S.C.M., M. Carballo, M. Carael, L. Ramos, and R.G. Parker. HIV/AIDS Rapid Assessment Procedures: Rapid Anthropological Approaches for Studying AIDS Related Beliefs, Attitudes and Behaviours. United Nations University Monograph, 1992.

Albrecht, G., R. Fitzgerald, and S. Scrimshaw. The Handbook of Social Studies in Health and Medicine. London, England: Sage Publications, 2000.


President Scrimshaw writes for local and national online publications, offering insight and analysis on matters of personal, regional and global significance. 

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