This Summer, Anthropology PhD candidate Tawni Tidwell, the first Westerner to be certified in Tibetan medicine in Tibet, was featured in Emory News, with an interview in eScienceCommons. Tawni’s dissertation research focuses on how Tibetan physicians diagnose diseases, particularly cancer.

“I see myself as a bridge between Tibetan medicine and Western science,” says Tidwell, who became a Tibetan physician in 2015. “I feel like each has something to offer the other.”

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