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Medical Sociology Section Awards Recipients

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Eliot Freidson Outstanding Publication Award
The Eliot Friedson Award was established in 1993.  The award alternates between a book and an article.

 

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2013 Rachel Kahn Best University of Michigan  
2012 Howard Waitzkin University of New Mexico 2011. Medicine and Public Health at the End of Empire. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers.
2011 Ka Liu, Marissa King and Peter Bearman Columbia University “Social Influence and the Autism Epidemic.” American Journal of Sociology 115 (5): 1389-1434.

2010

Kelly A. Joyce  

College of William and Mary, Magnetic Appeal: MRI and the Myth of Transparency Cornell University Press, 2008

2009

Bernice A. Pescosolido, Brea L. Perry, J. Scott Long, Jack K. Martin, John I. Nurnberger and Victor Hesselbrock Indiana University

“Under the Influence of Genetics: How Transdisciplinarity Leads Us to Rethink Social Pathways to Illness”. American Journal of Sociology, vol. 114 (Suppl.) S171-S201 2008

2008

Steven Epstein University of California, San Diego

Inclusion: The Politics of Difference in Medical Research

2007

Elizabeth
Armstrong, Daniel P.
Carpenter and
Marie Hojnacki
Princeton University, Harvard University and Pennsylvania State University

Whose Deaths Matter?:Mortality, Advocacy, and Attention to Disease in the Mass Media

2006

Stefan Timmermans Brandeis University

Portmortem: How Medical Examiners Explain Suspicious Deaths

2005

Jason Beckfield

Jill Quadagno

 

"Does Income Inequality Harm Health?" Journal of Health and Social Behavior (September 2004)

"Why the United States has No National Health Insurance" Journal of Health and Social Behavior (Extra Issue 2004)

2004

Samuel W. Bloom Mount Sinai School of Medicine

“The Word as Scalpel: A History of Medical Sociology”

2003

Not given

   

2002

Not given

   

2001

David Rier

Bar-Ilan University

“The Missing Voice of the Critically Ill: Medical Scociologist’s First-Person Account”

2000

Carol Heimner and Lisa R. Staffen

Northwestern University

For the Sake of Children: The Social Organization of Responsibility in the Hospital and the Home

1999

Stephanie A. Robert

University of Wisconsin, Madison

“Community –Level Socio-Economic Status Effects on Adult Health”

1998

Daniel F. Chambliss

Hamilton College

Beyond Caring: Hospitals, Nurses and the Social Organization of Ethics

1997

Ann Barry Flood

Mary Fennell

Dartmouth Unversity

Brown University

“Deciding Who Lives: Fateful Choices in the Intensive Care Nursery through the Lenses of Organizational Theory and Research in Conceptualizing and Examining our Health Care System.” 

1996

Renee Anspach

University of Michigan

 

1995

Catherine E. Ross

Chloe E. Bird

Ohio State University

Health Institute

“Sex Stratification and Health: Lifestyle: Consequences for Men’s and Women’s Perceived Health”

1994

Gary L. Albrecht

University of Illinois-Chicago

The Disability Business: Rehabilitation in America

1993

Constance A. Nathanson

Robert Zussman

Johns Hopkins University

SUNY-Stony Brook

“Dangerous Passage: The Social Control of Sexuality in Women's Adolescence”

Intensive Care: Medical Ethics and the Medical Profession

 


Leo G. Reeder Award

In 1977 the Section on Medical Sociology established an award for distinguished service to the field.  The award was renamed the Leo G. Reeder Award following the death of Reeder, Chair of the Section, in 1978.  Leo G. Reeder was onboard Pacific Southwest Airlines flight 182 when it collided with another plane over San Diego on September 25, 1978; there were no survivors.

Year

Name

Affiliation

2013 Charles L. Bosk
University of Pennsylvania
2012 Phil Brown Brown University
2011 David Williams Harvard University

2010

Peggy A. Thotis

Indiana University

2009

Jill Quadagno

Florida State University

2008

Carol Aneschensel

UCLA

2007

Bruce Link

Columbia University

2006

Howard B. Kaplan

Texas A&M University

2005

Bernice Pescosolido

Indiana University

2004

Peter Conrad

Brandeis University

2003

Not given

 

2002

R. Jay Turner

Florida State University

2001

James House

Institute for Survey Research, University of Michigan

2000

Mary E.W. Goss

Weill, Medical College of Cornell University

1999

Bruce Dohrenwend

Columbia University

1998

Robert Straus

University of Kentucky

1997

Howard Waitzkin

University of New Mexico

1996

Rodney M. Coe

Saint Louis University, School of Medicine

1995

John B. McKinlay

New England Research Institute

1994

Ronald M. Andersen

University of California-Los Angeles

1993

Marie R. Haug

Case Western Reserve University

1992

Marshall Becker

University of Michigan

1991

Leonard Pearlin

University of California-San Francisco

1990

Irving Zola

Brandeis University

1989

Samuel W. Bloom

Mt Sinai School of Med/CUNY

1988

Virginia Olesen

University of California-San Francisco

1987

John Clausen

University of California-Berkeley

1986

Sol Levine

Boston University

1985

Jack Elinson

Columbia University School of Public Health

1984

Renee Fox

University of Pennsylvania

1983

David Mechanic

University of Wisconsin

1982

Eliot Freidson

New York University

1981

Anselm Strauss

University of California-San Francisco

1980

Odin Anderson

University of Chicago

1979

Margot Jefferys

Bedford College, University of London

1978

Everett Hughes

University of Chicago

1977

August B. Hollingshead

Yale University

 


Roberta G. Simmons Outstanding Dissertation Award

This award was named the Best Dissertation Award until 1993; then, it became the Roberta G. Simmons Outstanding Dissertation Award.

Year

Name

Affiliation

Dissertation Title

2013 Garbarski University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Cumulative Disadvantage in the Relationship of Child Health with Maternal Health and Family Socioeconomic Factors."

2012 Elaine Hernandez The University of Texas at Austin

"The Unintended Consequences of Medical Advances: Educational Differences in H1N1 Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy"

2011 Nancy C. Davenport  Columbia University “Medical Residents' Use of Narrative Templates in Storytelling and Diagnosis” Columbia University.

2010

Kerry Dobransky

Northwestern University, James Madison University

“Help Me Help You: The Logic and Practice of Empowerment in Community Mental Health Services.”

2009

Marissa D. King

Colombia University

“The Evolution of a Socioeconomic Gradient for Autism”

2008

Rene Almeling

UCLA

Selling Genes, Selling Gender: Egg Agencies, Sperm Banks, and the Medical Market in Genetic Material

2007

Kristen Springer

University of Wisconsin

His and Her Marriage Today: The Impact of Wives’ Employment on Husbands’ Later Mid-Life Health

2006

Joanna Kempner

University of Michigan

“Not Tonight: The Politics of Gender and Ligitimacy in Heachache Medicine”

2005

Rebecca Utz

University of Utah

“Obesity in America 1960-2000: An Age-Period-Cohort Analysis”

2004

Jennifer Fishman

University of California, San Francisco and Case Western Reserve

"Manufacturing Desire: The Commodification of Female Sexual Dysfunction"

2003

Not given

   

2002

Not given

   

2001

Karen Luftey

University of Minnesota

“Practitioner Assessments of Patient Compliance with Medical Treatment Regimens: An Ethnographic Study of Two Diabetes Clinics”

2000

Elizabeth R. Armstrong

University of Michigan

“Diagnosing Moral Disorder: The Discovery and Evolution of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome”

1999

Anne E. Barrett

Duke University

“Marital Trajectories and Mental Health: A Typological Approach to the Social Causation Hypothesis”

1998

Stephanie A. Robert

University of California-Berkeley

“Community-level Socioeconomic Status Effects on Adult Health”

1997

Timothy J. Hoff

State University of New York-Albany

“Conflicting Identities among Physician-Managers in a Changing HMO”

1996

Monica J. Casper

University of California-Santa Cruz

"Working on and Around Human Fetuses: The Contested Domain of Fetal Surgery, 1963-1993"

1995

Eric R. Wright

Indiana University

“Caring for Those Who Can’t: Gender Network Structure, and the Burden of Caring For People with Mental Illness”

1994

Donald Barr

Stanford University

“Medical Work in Estonia: The Intersection of Professional and Bureaucratic Systems for Authority in Determining Professional Status and Rewards”

1993

Robin W. Simon

Indiana University

“Spouse, Parent, and Worker: Gender, Multiple Roles, Role Meaning and Mental Health”

1992

Shirley A. Hill

University of Kansas

“Mothers of Children with Sickle Cell Disease: The Management of Chronic Illness in Low-income African American Families”

1991

Karen A. Lyman

Chaffey College

“Stress in the Work of Dementia Care: A Comparison of Eight Alzheimer's Day Care Centers”

1990

Charles W. Hunt

University of Utah

 

1989

Thomas A. LaVeist

University of California-Los Angeles

“The Political Power and Health Status of Urban Blacks: Mapping a New Territory”

1988

Joan Fujimara

Harvard University

 

1987

Debra Umberson

University of Michigan

“Parenthood & Social Integration: Implications for Psychological Well-Being  and Risk-Taking Behaviors”

1986

Adele Clark

University of California-San Francisco

“Emergence of the Reproductive Research Enterprise: A Sociology of Biological, Medical, and Agricultural Science in the U.S., 1910-1940”

1985

Catherine Taylor

McGill University

“Good Death as Medical Success”

1984

     

1983

Renee Anspach

University of California-San Diego

 

1982

     

1981

Robert Hernandez

University of North Carolina

“A Conservative Model of Selected Social-Psychological Processes Affecting Work Groups in Health Services Organizations”

 

Louise Johnson Memorial Scholar

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2013

Mieke Thomeer

University of Texas

 

2012 Mike Halpin University of Wisconsin – Madison

“Carry that Weight: Genetics, Genetic Suffering and Geneodicy”

Howard B. Kaplan Memorial Award

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2013

Alexander Lu

Indiana University