Dr. Alexander Roedlach, SVD, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Anthropology


441A Creighton Hall

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402 280-2567


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Alexander Roedlach, PhD, SVD
Department of Cultural and Social Studies
Creighton Hall #441A
Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 67178-0450

Professional vitae

Life Outside of CSS

Before coming to Creighton University, Dr. Roedlach, SVD, PHD, worked in the editorial department at the Anthropos Institute, Sankt Augustin in Germany. His current research explores the impact of services, events, and activities organized by Faith Community Nurses on the health and well-being of those who participate in these programs. Further, he focuses on howcultural explanations of illness as well as social factors influence access to health care services. In addition, together with colleagues at Creighton University and community partners in Omaha, he works on a research project that explores the health and other needs of diverse refugee populations in Omaha. He teaches courses related to medical anthropology, public health, and Africa at the undergraduate and graduate level.