Dr. Kelley SamsVisiting Research ScholarUniversity of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine
Dr. Kelley Sams is a Visiting Research Scholar in the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine. She is a medical anthropologist with a background in fine art photography and public health. She was a Fulbright-Hays scholar and Peace Corps volunteer in Niger where her work focused on health communication and the circulation of perceptions related to health. During the eight years that she spent with the Norbert Elias Center/EHESS/CNRS in Marseille, France, she helped develop La Fabrique, a center that broadens the audience for social science research through collaborations with artists.