Author: Peter Taber

Clinical Data in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Ethnographic Engagements

Peter Taber , June 11th, 2019

A screenshot of the Patient Care Assessment System dashboard, as it appears to clinicians using it in the electronic health record (Fihn and Box 2016). By: Peter Taber,…


Computable Norms: Clinical Practice Guidelines and Digital Infrastructure

Peter Taber , October 23rd, 2018

I’m a sociocultural anthropologist by training. Until recently, my research focused on environmental issues in Ecuador. Yet, my attempt to address the gaps left by traditional anthropological ap…


System, Space and Ecobiopolitics: A Conversation with Valerie Olson About “Into the Extreme”

Peter Taber , August 14th, 2018

  [This week we present excerpts of an interview with Valerie Olson conducted by Lisa Messeri focused on Olson’s new book, Into the Extreme (U Minnesota P, 2018)….