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• Served as a peer reviewer for the International Journal of Health Policy and Management, the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Sociological Compass, and Women’s Health Issues.
• Reviewed introductory sociology textbooks for McGraw-Hill, Oxford, SAGE Pine Forge, and Thomson Wadsworth.
• Served at Providence College, Smith College, University of Texas at El Paso, Guilford College, Tufts University, and Brown University.
• Developed and taught courses in sociology, environmental studies, history, and women’s studies, including general education courses in which formal writing instruction was a primary component.
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• Tracked and measured over a three-year period the effectiveness of a voluntary home visitation program for a cohort of approximately 2300 families living in poverty.
• Collaborated closely with supervisor, stakeholders, and research associates in the research process and dissemination of findings.
This unique multidisciplinary volume examines the dynamics of behavioral change and its maintenance, from the individual to the wider domains of public policy. Coverage traces how change may be achieved, sustained, or derailed, as well as underlying neurobiological, behavioral, and social processes that fuel unhealthy and risky behaviors. Contributors offer a wide range of prevention and inter... read more
An authoritative, state-of-the-art collection that brings together key experts to provide an overview of the field. This new paperback edition includes 3 new chapters on human resources and health, end-of-life care and complementary and alternative medicine as well as thorough updates to the introduction and conclusion.
Composed entirely of specially commissioned chapters by many outstanding scholars in medical sociology, this edition reflects important changes in the study of health and illness. In addition to updated and reconceived chapters on the impacts of gender, race, and inequality on health, this volume has new chapters on topics that include:• social networks, neighborhoods, and social capital• disa... read more
Research on social inequalities has a very long tradition in sociological research, and discussion of the impact of social inequalities on health and health care delivery has long been one of the more important topics covered by medical sociologists. The research presented in this volume varies in its coverage and its approach to issues of social inequality in health and health care delivery. ... read more
The point of departure for Managing to Care is widespread concern that the present delivery of health and social welfare services is fragmented, uncoordinated, inefficient, costly, wasteful, and ultimately detrimental to clients' health and wellbeing. Dill traces the evolution of case management from its start as a tool for integrating services on the level of the individual client to its curr... read more
History was made when the United Nations published Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and world leaders stepped up to pledge unifying commitments to secure a sustainable future "where all life can thrive." Now, we the people—the world's individuals, organizations, and communities that have been championing the shared vision of a sustainable future—need access t... read more
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