The Department of Social Medicine is committed to teaching, research, and service that addresses the social dimensions of health, illness, and doctoring. Our department, housed within the UNC School of Medicine, is unique in its disciplinary diversity. Social Medicine faculty encompass an extraordinary range of fields in the humanities, social sciences, and clinical medicine.
Message From The Chair
3 weeks ago
Perreira Publishes Article on Access to Abortion in American Journal of Public Health
Dr. Krista Perreira, Professor of Social Medicine, recently published an article in the American Journal of Public Health on perceived access to abortion among women in the United States. Perreira and her colleagues at the Urban Institute find that 27.6% of women aged 18-44 in U.S. households believed that access to medical abortion was difficult …
4 weeks ago
Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein interviewed by STAT News ‘Obsessed with staying alive’: Inmates describe a prison’s piecemeal response to a fatal Covid-19 outbreak.
4 weeks ago
Jill Fisher’s Adverse Events Reviewed in New York Review of Books
1 month ago
Call for Papers on Health Politics and Policy under COVID-19
Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law JHPPL Call for Paper Proposals Health Politics and Policy under COVID-19 The Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (JHPPL) invites the submission of paper proposals for a special issue on health politics and policy under COVID-19. Sarah Gollust (University of Minnesota) and Julia Lynch (University of Pennsylvania) …