Society for Applied Anthropology member, American Anthropology Association member
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, Community Assistance Research (UD/UTSW collaboration)
global health, health disparities, cultural dimensions of mental illness, alcoholism and recovery, Latin America, research methods.
Pruitt SL, Leonard T, Xuan L, Amory R, Nguyen OK, Pezzia C, Swales S. (In press). Who are the food insecure? Implications for targeted recruitment and outreach. Preventing Chronic Disease.
Pezzia, Carla 2016, When your method fails: stumbling upon new questions. Medical Anthropology Theory, Dissertating section. http://www.medanthrotheory.org/read/5841/when-your-method-fails
Pezzia, Carla 2015, Engaging Mental Health Care in a Disengaged System. In Anita Chary & Peter Rohloff (Eds.), Privatization and the New Medical Pluralism: Shifting Healthcare Landscapes in Maya Guatemala (pp. 121-136). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Leykum Luci, Chesser Hannah, Lanham Holly, Pezzia Carla, Palmer Ray, Ratcliffe Temple, Reisinger Heather, Agar Michael, Pugh Jacqueline 2015, The Association Between Sensemaking During Physician Team Rounds and Hospitalized Outcomes. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2015: 1-7.