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Pierce Salguero

Pierce Salguero is an assistant professor in Asian history, religion, and philosophy at Penn State Abington. His major research interest is the crosscultural exchange of Buddhist medicine. He completed a dissertation on the translation of Buddhist medicine in China (Johns Hopkins University Institute of the History of Medicine, 2010). He maintains a website with resources on Buddhism and medicine at He has contributed entries to the DDB from his work dealing with medical terminology that appears in Buddhist canonical texts. [2012/1/6]