Waitzkin, Howard

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WAITZKIN, Howard. American, b. 1945. Genres: Medicine/Health, Sociology. Career: Summit County Children's Home, Akron, OH, house parent, 1964; Summit County Community Action Council, coordinator of research, 1966; Stanford University, CA, intern and postdoctoral fellow, 1972-73, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation clinical scholar and research associate in medicine and sociology, 1973-75, resident in medicine, 1974-75; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, senior resident in medicine, 1977- 78; University of California, San Francisco, assistant clinical professor of medicine, 1978-82; University of California, Irvine, professor of medicine and social sciences, 1982-96, chief of Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, 1982-90, medical director of North Orange County Community Clinic, 1982-90; University of New Mexico, Division of Community Medicine, professor and director, 1997-2000, Depts of Family and Community Medicine, Medicine, and Sociology, 1997-. National Board of Medical Examiners, diplomate, 1973; American Board of Internal Medicine, diplomate, 1978, recertified, 2000, diplomate in geriatric medicine, 1990, recertified, 2000. University of California, Berkeley, lecturer, 1973-75, visiting associate professor, 1978-82; University of Vermont, associate professor and attending physician, 1975-77; University of Amsterdam, lecturer, 1977; Harvard Medical School, clinical fellow, 1977-78; Fulbright senior lecturer in Colombia and Ecuador, 1983; Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana- Xochimilco, Fulbright senior lecturer, visiting professor, 1988-89; visiting professor at University of Arizona, Tucson, and University of Washington, Seattle, both 1992; Fulbright New Century Scholar, 2001-02; Guggenheim fellow, 2002-03. United Farm Workers Clinic (Salinas, CA), practicing physician, 1973-75; La Clinica de la Raza, Oakland, CA, internist and primary care practitioner, 1978-82. Publications: (with B. Waterman) The Exploitation of Illness in Capitalist Society, 1974; The Second Sickness, 1983, rev. ed., 2000; The Politics of Medical Encounters, 1991; At the Front Lines of Medicine, 2001. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to medical and sociology journals. Address: Family Practice Center, University of New Mexico, 2400 Tucker NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131-5216, U.S.A.