Audio: Toward a Global History of Buddhism & Medicine

Pierce Salguero

Dr. Salguero is an interdisciplinary humanities scholar interested in the role of Buddhism in the crosscultural exchange of medical ideas. He has a Ph.D. in History of Medicine from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and teaches Asian history, religion, and culture at Penn State University’s Abington College, located near Philadelphia. He is also a long-time practitioner and teacher of Buddhist meditation, yoga, and traditional Thai medicine. More information about his research and publications is available at
Pierce Salguero

Recording of keynote address given at UBC conference “Buddhism & Wellbeing.”

[Cover photo by Pierce Salguero]

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