American Sociological Association

Medical Sociology

The purpose of the Section on Medical Sociology is to foster the development of sociology in the field of health through the organized interchange of ideas, teaching experiences, research programs, and results. The Section on Medical Sociology examines the phenomena of health and illness, the social organization of health care delivery, and differential access to medical resources.

Annual Report (2020)
Award Recipients 

Section Council 

Chair: Andrew S. London, Syracuse University
Chair-Elect: Corinne (Rin) Reczek, Ohio State University
Past Chair: Deborah Carr, Boston University
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Miranda R. Waggoner, Florida State University
Section Secretary/Treasurer-Elect: LaShaune Johnson, Creighton University
Alexandra E. Brewer, University of Chicago (Student Representative)
Yvonne Chen, Vanderbilt University (Student Representative)
Hedwig Lee, University of Washington
Hui Zheng, The Ohio State University

Committee Leadership

Section Career & Employment Committee Chair: Theresa Morris, Texas A&M University-College Station
Section Health Policy & Research Committee: Stephanie Marie Teixeira-Poit, North Carolina A&T State University
Section Membership Committee Chair: Patricia A. Thomas, Purdue University
Section Publications Committee Chair: Margot Jackson, Brown University
Section Teaching Committee Chair: Mieke Beth Thomeer, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Section Nominations Committee

Chair-Elect: Ann V. Bell, University of Delaware
Chair: Kimberly R. Huyser, University of British Columbia
Michael Alexis Garcia, University of Texas at Austin (Student Member)
Jessica Y. Ho, University of Southern California
Taylor W. Hargrove, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 

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