Medical Anthropology Quarterly

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Medical Anthropology Quarterly  
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Former names
Medical Anthropology Newsletter
Med. Anthropol. Q.
Discipline Anthropology, medicine
Language English
Edited by Clarence C. Gravlee
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0745-5194
OCLC no. 09250614
JSTOR 07455194

Medical Anthropology Quarterly (MAQ) is an international peer-reviewed academic journal published for the Society for Medical Anthropology, a section of the American Anthropological Association, by Wiley-Blackwell. It publishes research and theory about human health and disease from all areas of medical anthropology. The purpose is to stimulate important ideas and debates in medical anthropology and to explore the links between medical anthropology, the parent discipline of anthropology, and neighboring disciplines in the health and social sciences. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 0.607, ranking it 31st out of 37 journals in the category "Social Sciences, Biomedical".[1]

The current Editor is Vincanne Adams, University of California San Francisco. Outgoing editor Clarence (Lance) Gravlee will continue to participate in peer review of manuscripts.


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Social Sciences, Biomedical". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 

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