Clinical Sociology for Health and in Medicine

Thursday, 19 July 2018: 10:30-12:20
RC46 Clinical Sociology (host committee)

Language: French and English

Presentations are invited on how clinical sociologists help bring about change in the health and medical systems by working on health interventions, public health campaigns and health policy.  This suggests that clinical sociologists will need to be for health andin medicine by educating health and medical providers and clients on how to guide the work of clinical sociologists, the roles of providers and clients in promoting social change and the social and institutional constraints on developing and implementing innovative policies.
Session Organizer:
Harry PERLSTADT, Michigan State University, USA
Melodye LEHNERER, College of Southern Nevada, USA
Oral Presentations
The Concept of Social Responsibility Applied to the Health Care Sector: The Case of Portugal.
Monica FREITAS, Federal University of São João del Rey CAPES/UFSJ, Brazil; Maria Joao SANTOS, High Institute of Economics and Management, University of Lisbon, Portugal; Marco MENEGUZZO, University of Tor Vergata, Italy; Patrizia GAZZOLA, University of Insumbria, Italy
The Efficacy of Weight Loss Surgery: Insights from the Patients.
Caroline AGBOOLA, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
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