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PIHPS: The Professionals In Health Podcast Series


Feb 21, 2020

Lauren Small is a writer and novelist with a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature. She holds an appointment as assistant professor in pediatrics in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she directs AfterWards, a program in narrative medicine.

In addition to narrative medicine, Small has strong interests in social justice and the history of psychiatry. She has published two novels and is co-author of a handbook on writing. She has also written numerous articles, essays, short stories, and profiles. She has contributed to the “On Being” blog of American Public Radio, is co-author of two research articles on narrative medicine, and is a Pushcart Prize nominee.

Small has presented her work at numerous regional and national conferences. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.