Sophie L. Schott is a fourth-year undergraduate student at the University of Texas at Austin, where she studies the intersection of medicine, history, and the humanities in the Liberal Arts Honors Program. The thrust of her research to date focuses on the application of historical knowledge to prevent future ethical violations in medicine and scientific research. Schott writes poetry to probe at the multidimensional meaning of her academic pursuits and explore how the humanities might ameliorate some of the indelicacies of illness and human suffering. After completing her undergraduate degrees in History and Humanities, Schott aspires to pursue a career as a physician and bioethicist.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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