On Tuesday June 16th, the American Sociological Association officially announced their 2015 Medical Sociology Section Awards. We are thrilled to see that two of our scholars have earned prestigious awards this year!
Howard Pinderhughes and the Hope Dealers
June 2015 • By Andrew Schwartz
Howard Pinderhughes’ latest book begins with the funeral of a young man he knew.
In July 1995, as Chicago sweltered in temperatures that soared to over 100°F, more than 500 people died – largely the isolated elderly, many of whom who couldn’t afford air conditioning and were often too afraid to leave doors or windows open in their crime-plagued neighborhoods. The disaster highlighted one of the key challenges confronting an aging America: How do we ensure the well-being of an increasing number of people living alone in older age?
Congratulations to Adele Clarke on her selection as a recipient of the UCSF 150th Anniversary Alumni Excellence Award! These awards highlight the contributions of and engage UCSF’s most illustrious living degreed and non-degreed alumni.
Adele will have her distinguished accomplishments honored in the upcoming months including: