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January 16, 2015

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:

December 18, 2014

This award is given annually for Distinguished Contribution to Medical Sociology. This award recognizes scholarly contributions, especially a body of work displaying an extended trajectory of productivity that has contributed to theory and research in medical sociology. The Reeder Award also acknowledges teaching, mentoring, and training as well as service to the medical sociology community broadly defined.

Read more about Dr. Clarke and this award in the Medical Sociology Newsletter:

December 18, 2014

The men’s health gap: men must be included in the global health equity agenda

In most parts of the world, health outcomes among boys and men continue to be substantially worse than among girls and women, yet this gender-based disparity in health has received little national, regional or global acknowledgement or attention from health policy-makers or health-care providers. Including both women and men in efforts to reduce gender inequalities in health as part of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda would improve everyone’s health and well-being.

December 18, 2014

CONGRATULATIONS TO FACULTY & ALUMS FOR THEIR MANY AWARDS  GIVEN AT THE ASA

Alum Sara Shostak (Associate Professor of Sociology, Brandeis) has won BOTH the 2014 Eliot Freidson Outstanding Publication Award AND the 2014 Robert K. Merton Book Award of the Science, Knowledge & Technology Section for her Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health (U. of California Press, 2013)

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