Research Committees

RC15 Sociology of Health

Objectives

Research into the sociology of health and illness is the primary objective of RC 15. It supports individual scholars, institutions, and associations that are concerned with such research. It promotes information exchange and scientific meetings at regional, national, and international levels. It encourages the generation of sociological knowledge that enables health professional administrators, officials, and planners to improve the delivery of health services in the domains of prevention, management, cure, and rehabilitation. It also stimulates the thinking of health scholars in search of the most vital concepts and analytical frameworks for understanding health and illness in society.

Board 2018-2022

President Miwako HOSODA, Seisa University, Japan, miwhosoda@seisa.ac.jp
Vice-President Mike SAKS, University of Suffolk, United Kingdom, m.saks@uos.ac.uk
Secretary/Treasurer Nelson BARROS, State University of Campinas, Brazil, filice@fcm.unicamp.br
Newsletter Editor Mike SAKS, University of Suffolk, United Kingdom, m.saks@uos.ac.uk
Past president Amélie QUESNEL-VALLEE, McGill University, Canada
Board members at large Alex ASAKITIKPI, Monash University, South Africa
Nelson BARROS, State University of Campinas, Brazil
Susan BELL, Drexel University, USA
Michael CALNAN, Kent University, United Kingdom
Miwako HOSODA, Seisa University, Japan
Sigrun OLAFSDOTTIR, University of Iceland, Iceland
Farah PURWANINGRUM, University of Sydney, Australia
Mike SAKS, University of Suffolk, United Kingdom

Program Coordinators for IV ISA Forum 2020 are:
Nelson BARROS, filice@fcm.unicamp.br
Mike SAKS, m.saks@uos.ac.uk

Newsletter

  July Dec.
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