The New York Times published an opinion page by Alice Wong (MS ‘04) on May 3 titled “My Medicaid, My Life.”
Alice Wong came to UCSF in 1997 as a graduate student in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. After receiving her MS in medical sociology, Alice stayed at UCSF working as a Staff Research Associate for the Disability Statistics Center, Center for Personal Assistance Services, and the Community Living Policy Center. During her time at UCSF, Alice was part of a group that helped establish the UCSF Committee on Disability Issues in the late 1990s and served as member on for several years. Recently, Alice founded the Disability Visibility Project, a community partnership with StoryCorps and an online community dedicated to recording, amplifying, and sharing disability stories and culture.