Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

DS Graduate Wins Brown Thesis Award

September 6, 2011

Elizabeth C. Adler '11 won her class's Distinguished Senior Thesis Award for her Development Studies Program thesis on "Practicing Good Medicine: Community-based Diagnosis and Prognosis for Promoting Obstetric Care Access and Use in Rural Nepal.'

Reviewers wrote: "Elizabeth's thesis is a powerful scholarly exposition of the anthropological, biomedical, historical, and socio-political factors that affect access to and use of obstetric care in rural Nepal."