Albrecht, Gary L(ouis)

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ALBRECHT, Gary L(ouis)

ALBRECHT, Gary L(ouis). American, b. 1937. Genres: Medicine/Health, Sociology. Career: Emory University, assistant professor of sociology and psychiatry, 1968-72; Northwestern University, associate professor of management and sociology, 1972-80; University of Illinois at Chicago, professor of public health, 1981-. American Sociological Association, Medical Sociology Section, chair, 1987-88; Society of the Study of Social Problems, Publications Committee, chair, 1992-93; Oxford University, visiting fellow, 1992-93, 1995-96. Has worked with the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, Global Programme on AIDS, and Project Hope, Washington, DC, on international AIDS studies. Publications: The Disability Business: Rehabilitation in America, 1992. EDITOR: (with P. Higgins) Health, Illness, and Medicine, 1979; Cross-National Rehabilitation Policies, 1981; (with J. Levy) Advances in Medical Sociology, Vol 2: Chronic Disease across the Life Course, 1992; (with R. Fitzpatrick and S. Scrimshaw) Handbook of Social Studies in Health and Medicine, 2000; (with K. Seelman and M. Bury) Handbook of Disability Studies, 2001. Address: School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60612, U.S.A.