Paul Kadetz is the Robert Fisher Oxnam Professor of Science and Society at Drew University in the US. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at The University of Liverpool in China and an Associate and Lecturer of the China Centre for Health and Humanity, University College London. Paul is a Medical Anthropologist and a clinician who completed his doctorate in International Development at The University of Oxford. Paul served as a research consultant and a facilitator and rapporteur for The Western Pacific Region Office of The World Health Organization. Paul has conducted and published research concerning: global health policy and safety, the impact of foreign aid on healthcare systems and healthcare challenges in China, The Philippines, Cuba, Guatemala, Madagascar and Morocco. His current research concerning the factors impacting antimicrobial resistance in rural Anhui, China is funded by The Medical Research Council in the UK and The National Science Foundation of China and. His co-edited volume, The Handbook of Welfare in China, was published by Edward Elgar in July 2017 and his co-edited volume published by Elsevier, Creating Katrina, Rebuilding Resilience: Lessons from New Orleans on Vulnerability and Resiliency is due out late Autumn 2017.
Paul's broad research interests include: The social and cultural determinants of antimicrobial resistance; safety and securitization of health; Assets-based and complex systems approaches to health interventions; and the political economy of health.