NYTimes OpEd - My Medicaid, My Life

The New York Times published an opinion page by Alice Wong (MS ‘04) on May 3 titled “My Medicaid, My Life.”

Photograph credit to Alice Wong

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.


Dean with student

Nailah Cox. Conference Participant, Dean Catherin Gillliss, Brianna Singleton, UCSF PhD student

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Conference Participants Rosario Hernandez, Guendi Castaneira, and Tangitinga Paama unwind after Day One of conference

Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow Conference Group Picture

Conference participant Shelia Riffe participates in discussion

Howard University Scholars at the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow Conference