Juliana Friend, PhD

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address490 Illinois Street, #7211
San Francisco CA 94158
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    University of California, BerkeleyPhD05/2022Anthropology
    University of CambridgeMPhil04/2013Anthropology
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    Institute for Citizens and Scholars2020  - 2021Newcombe Fellowship
    Wenner-Gren Foundation2017  - 2018Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
    Social Science Research Council2016  - 2017DPDF Fellowship
    Center for Global Public Health2016  - 2016Innovations for Youth (I4Y) Fellow
    Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program2012  - 2013Fulbright Scholar

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    Dr. Juliana Friend is a medical anthropologist studying the intersection of tech policy and health equity. Drawing on expertise in digital health, sexual and reproductive health, intimate partner violence, and privacy ethics, Dr. Friend explores the role of digital technologies in combating or amplifying health inequities. Her work has investigated how sexually stigmatized communities in Senegal navigate and reconceptualize digital privacy risks. Her new research explores digital surveillance and abortion in the United States. She was recently a member of the Alternative Digital Futures project at the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC), where she facilitated transnational, multi-lingual dialogue between tech justice activists about privacy and health disparities. Drawing on participatory research methods, Dr. Friend's work amplifies the perspectives of medically underserved communities on how ethics of consent and autonomy can be embedded into online platforms.

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    1. Digital privacy is a sexual health necessity: a community-engaged qualitative study of virtual sex work and digital autonomy in Senegal. Sex Reprod Health Matters. 2023 Dec; 31(4):2272741. Friend J. PMID: 37982806; PMCID: PMC11001352.
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    2. Queer biocommunicability and digital self-making in Senegalese eHealth activism. Journal of Language and Sexuality. 2020; 1(9):14–47. Juliana Friend. .
    3. Face to Face Legwork and Facebook Ethnography: How to Find Informants and Delineate Field Sites in a Zuckerbergian World. Student Anthropologist. 2013; 3(3):4-15. Friend, Juliana.
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