Sankar, Andrea (Patrice)

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SANKAR, Andrea (Patrice)

SANKAR, Andrea (Patrice). American, b. 1948. Genres: Gerontology/ Senior issues, Medicine/Health, Race relations. Career: Health care consultant in Ann Arbor, MI, 1982-89; Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, associate professor of anthropology, 1989-. Director of the medical anthropology program. University of Michigan Hospital, member of executive committee, Turner Geriatric Clinic, 1982-88; has delivered papers and presentations to conferences, meetings, and workshops. Publications: The Identification and Reporting of Abuse: A Training Manual, Michigan Department of Public Health, 1988; (ed. with Jaber Gubrium) The Home Care Experience, Sage Publications, 1990; Dying at Home: A Guide for Family Caregivers, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991; (ed. with Gubrium) Qualitative Research in Gerontology, Sage Publications, 1994; Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to professional journals. Address: Department of Anthropology, 169 Manoogian Hall, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, U.S.A.