Ms Beverly Wellman is a medical sociologist (M.Sc.) at the Dalla Lana Faculty of Public Health at the University of Toronto who has been researching and writing on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). In this talk, Ms Wellman shares about her investigation with her research colleague, Dr. Merrily Kelner, regarding the patients’ decisions on turning to integrative health care clinics that combine biomedicine and CAM for their health problems.
Prof Barry Wellman, the Co-Director of the NetLab Network at the iSchool, University of Toronto, delivered his talk on Networked Individualism and discussed about the “triple revolution” that is happening in North America and how it has transformed the way people interact there. He extended the conversation to explore whether this holds true in the Singaporean context.