Barret Michalec, Associate Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Associate Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Faculty Scholar, Center for the Study of Diversity
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Dr. Barret Michalec is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, the Assistant Director of Health Research at the Center for Drug & Health Studies (CDHS), and the Director of the Health Science Advisement and Evaluation Committee (HSAEC) at the University of Delaware. He also holds an Adjunct Research Assistant Professor position within the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Michalec earned his Ph.D. in Sociology from Emory University in 2000.
His research primarily explores: a.) the socialization and professionalization processes associated with health professions training and education, b.) race and gender-based disparities in the health professions, and c.) race and gender-based disparities in experiences of health and health care. His work has appeared in such journals as Academic Medicine, Medical Teacher, Social Theory & Health, and Advances in Health Sciences Education. He recently received a grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation to examine humanism in the pre-medical realm.
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