T. Lynne Barone
- Sociology & Anthropology, Associate Professor
- Medical Anthropology, Ethnomedicine, Human Adaptation
Dr. Barone earned a BA in anthropology from Indiana University, an MA in medical anthropology and PhD in anthropology from Case Western Reserve University (in Cleveland, OH). Her dissertation research focused on stress and gastrointestinal chronic disease in native British and Asian immigrant populations in Great Britain.
Dr. Barone's teaching interests include medical anthropology, global medical systems, "free" clinics, human biology and evolution, biocultural influences on health, illness and disease, complementary medicines, qualitative methods and games and/in culture(s).
Dr. Barone's current research focuses on interprofessional education in student-run free clinics, mHealth & health disparities, clinical needs assessments, and the role of healing arts in biomedical environments.
Dr. Barone serves as the faculty advisor to the UNO Student Anthropological Society and as an academic advisor within the department. She serves as the A & S Curriculum Coordinator for the Medical Humanities academic program. Her college and university service is varied and ongoing. She was recently inducted into the Interprofessional Academy of Educators at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.