Claudia Chaufan, MD (Argentina), PhD Sociology/Philosophy (US), is Associate Professor of Health Policy and Global Health at York University in Canada, past Graduate Program Director in Health, and past Fulbright Scholar in Public/Global Health. No longer in medical practice, Professor Chaufan works in the tradition of critical social, health and policy studies. She teaches and researches comparative health policy, the geopolitics of global health, medicalization and social control, and critical pedagogy in higher education. She has taught at universities in Argentina, the US, Taiwan, and Canada. Current projects include the politics of sanctions policy, the geopolitics of Anti-Asian racism, and medical social control in times of COVID-19.
Keywords: Comparative health policy; geopolitics of global health; medicalization and social control; critical pedagogy in higher education