Sharon Kaufman, PhD
|School||UCSF School of Nursing|
|Department||Institute for Health Aging|
|Address||3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights |
San Francisco CA 94118
|University of California, San Francisco||Ph.D.|| Graduate Division (Medical Anthropology)||1980|
Chair, Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine. Professor Emerita, Medical Anthropology. Core faculty, joint doctoral program in Medical Anthropology with UC Berkeley. Areas of research include: the changing culture and structure of US medicine; end-of-life; aging; subjectivity; the relationship of biotechnologies to ethics, governance and medical practice; the shifting terrain of evidence in clinical science; practices of risk assessment; and the anthropology of forms of life.
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