Recent Publications from our Alum:
- Creativity, Resilience and Resistance: Black Birthworkers’ Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic — Jennifer James, PhD, March 25, 2021
- Improving End-Of-Life for Persons Living With Dementia: Bereaved Caregivers’ Observations and Recommendations — Jarmin Yeh, PhD, MPH, Jeff Newman, MD, MPH, Lauren J. Hunt, PhD, RN, Feb. 5, 2021
- Beyond Seeing Race: Centering Racism and Acknowledging Agency Within Bioethics — Jennifer James, PhD, MS, Feb. 1, 2021
Alumni News and Announcements:
- Sociology alum Jennifer James (PhD, 2016) has been featured on the UCSF SON Science of Caring news site in Meet the UCSF Nursing Faculty Working to Illuminate COVID’s Impact
- On March 11, 2021 House Ways and Means Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released a statement after President Biden nominated Health Subcommittee Deputy Staff Director and professional tax staffer, Melanie Anne Egorin, Ph.D, to serve as the next Assistant Secretary for Legislation at the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Egorin earned her PhD at UCSF in Sociology in 2004. Read the announcement, here.
- Alice Wong, (Sociology MS, 2004) was featured in KQED's article piece, "'So Angry, So Scared': California COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Change Leaves Disabled People Behind, Say Advocates" on February 1, 2021
The sociology program mourns the loss of alumni Dr. Kathy Charmaz whom passed away July 26, 2020. Kathy was in the very first Sociology program cohort and graduated from the program in 1973. Her obituary, written by Dr. Adele Clarke, can be read here.
We are also saddened to learn of the loss of Dr. Steven Wallace, class of 1987. At the time of his passing, Dr. Wallace was the Director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. A statement on his passing can be read, here.