SoS 60- Something to Chew On with Dr. Caity Placek

Dr. Caity Placek, an assistant professor of anthropology at Ball State University, gives us “something to chew on” with this week’s episode! Dr. Placek talks about her origin story and her recent work in India examining tobacco use among women of reproductive age.

To find out more about Dr. Placek’s latest project, “Healthy Moms, Healthy Communities”, check out the project’s website: You can check out some of the photos Dr. Placek discusses on the Human Biology Association twitter page!

The Sausage of Science is produced by Cara Ocobock and Chris Lynn, with assistance from Junior Service Fellow Caroline Owens for the Public Relations Committee of the Human Biology Association. The song in the soundbed is “Always Lyin’” by the Morning Shakes.

Contact the Sausage of Science and Human Biology Association:
Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

Michaela Howells, Public Relations Committee Chair, Email:

Cara Ocobock, Website:,, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

Chris Lynn,,, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

Caroline Owens, Email:, Twitter: @careowens

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