Gianna May Sanchez

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Gianna May Sanchez is a history PhD candidate at the University of Michigan. Her work primarily focuses on the history of medicine in the twentieth century American West, with particular interest in folk healing, curanderismo, and women’s health. She is currently an editor at Nursing Clio and a Research Assistant for the Sterilization and Social Justice Lab with Alexandra Minna Stern. Her public engagement and public history work includes contracting with the Smithsonian Latino Center to develop digital initiatives and visitor entry points into historical and contemporary content; website development and digital humanities tools that provide pedagogical and academic resources for users; and community-based history projects.