Bloom, Samuel W.

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BLOOM, Samuel W.

BLOOM, Samuel W. American, b. 1921. Genres: Medicine/Health, Sociology. Career: Professor of Sociology and Community Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Director, Division of Behavioral Sciences, Dept. of Community Medicine. Research Associate, Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University, NYC, 1953-56; Assistant Professor of Sociology, Baylor University Coll. of Medicine, Waco, TX, 1956-62; Associate Professor of Sociology in Administration, 1962-65, and Professor of Sociology in Psychiatry, 1965-68, State University of New York Coll. of Medicine, Downstate Medical Center; Professor Emeritus of Sociology, City University of New York Graduate Center, 1968-99. Visiting Professor at colleges and universities worldwide. Publications: The Doctor and His Patient: A Sociological Interpretation, 1963; Power and Dissent in the Medical School, 1973; The Word as Scalpel: A History of Medical Sociology, 2002. Address: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1043, New York, NY 10029, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]