Stacy Torres has a new op-ed published in the Los Angeles Times, "Happy 'Other' Mother's Day," which celebrates the contributions of "other" mothers, such as aunts, teachers, grandmothers, and other community members, and mentions the work of sociologists Patricia Hill Collins, Carol Stack, and Madonna Harrington Meyer:
SBS is thrilled to announce that Stella Aguinaga Bialous will be joining our ladder-rank faculty and teaching in health policy. Stella is a native of Brazil and has been working internationally on cancer and tobacco control policy for several years. She has been involved with the WHO and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the only United Nations’ treaty on a public health topic, since its planning stages and continues to provide policy advice to a range of countries and professional organizations.
Sociology doctoral program alum (class of 2004) Melanie Anne Egorin, Ph.D., deputy staff director, House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health has been awarded a Bipartisan Congressional Staff Award from the Alliance for Health Policy. The Alliance for Health Policy is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping policymakers and the public better understand health policy, the root of the nation’s health care issues, and the trade-offs posed by various proposals for change.