Health Care Inequalities

M. Gregg Bloche

Gregg Bloche is a professor of law at Georgetown University, co-director of the Georgetown-Johns Hopkins Joint Program in Law and Public Health, and visiting fellow at The Brookings Institution and the Harvard Program on Ethics and Health. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2005-06 to examine the roles of medicine in the public sphere. Dr. Bloche teaches and writes on U.S. and international health law and policy.

Dalton Conley

Dalton Conley is the Henry Putnam University Professor in the Department of Sociology at Princeton University. Previously, he was Senior Vice Provost and Dean for the Social Sciences. He also holds appointments at NYU's Wagner School of Public Service, as an adjunct professor of community medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and as a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). In 2005, Conley became the first sociologist to win the NSF's Alan T. Waterman Award.

Richard Cooper

Richard S. Cooper is a cardiovascular epidemiologist with a long-term interest in hypertension and related conditions in populations of African origin. He received training in preventive cardiology and epidemiology. His work has involved both clinical studies and population based research. Dr. Cooper joined Loyola University Medical School in 1989 as the Anthony B. Traub Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology.

George Davey Smith

George Davey Smith is professor of clinical epidemiology at the University of Bristol, honorary professor of public health at the University of Glasgow and visiting professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His major research interest relates to social inequalities in health and how these are generated by exposures acting over the entire lifecourse. Dr. Davey Smith has also worked on HIVAIDS prevention in Nicaragua and India and on issues around the history of epidemiology, meta-analysis, lay epidemiology and epidemiological methodology.

Harriet Duleep

Harriet Orcutt Duleep is a research professor with the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy at the College of William and Mary. Previously, she was a Principal Research Associate in the Population Studies Center of The Urban Institute. She received her doctorate in economics from MIT. Her main areas of research include immigration, mortality, minority economic status, and women's labor force behavior.

Steven Epstein

Steven Epstein received his B.A. from Harvard College (Social Studies) and his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley (Sociology). He is a John C. Shaffer Professor in the Humanities and professor in the department of sociology at Northwestern University. He is affiliated with the Science in Human Culture Program, the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, the "Cells to Society" Center on Social Disparities and Health, and co-directs the Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN).

James Foster

James E. Foster is professor of economics and international affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Previously, he was professor of economics, director of the graduate program in economic development at Vanderbilt University, and senior research fellow in the Vanderbilt Institute of Public Policy Studies. Dr. Foster joined Vanderbilt in 1990 after a decade as a faculty member in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.

Arline Geronimus

Arline T. Geronimus is anassociate director and research professor in the Population Studies Center in the Institute for Social Research. She is also a professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education. Dr. Geronimus received her undergraduate degree in political theory from Princeton University, her doctorate in behavior sciences from the Harvard School of Public Health, and did post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical School. Dr.

James House

James S. House is Angus Campbell Distinguished University Professor of Survey Research, Public Policy and Sociology at the Institute for Social Research and research professor in the department of epidemiology at the University of Michigan. Previously, he was the director of the Survey Research Center in the Institute for Social Research, professor and former chair of the department of sociology, and senior research scientist. He received his Ph.D.

Jay Kaufman

Jay S. Kaufman holds a doctorate in epidemiologic science from the University of Michigan (1995). After a post-doctoral position at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine (Chicago, IL) from 1995-1997, he was Medical Epidemiologist at Carolinas Medical Center (Charlotte, NC) from 1997 to 1999. From 1999 through 2008 he held a positions as Assistant and Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health at Chapel Hill and as Faculty Fellow of the Carolina Population Center.