Janet Shim, PhD

Professor & Chair
Campus Phone
Address Postal

Location Required, Rm 001
UCSF Box 0612
Varies, CA 00000
United States

Areas of Interest: Sociology of health and illness; social inequalities in health; science, technology, and medicine studies; race, gender, and class; qualitative research methods.
Distinguished Faculty Distinction in Teaching Award, UCSF Academic Senate, 2016
Finalist, C. Wright Mills Award, for Heart-Sick: The Politics of Risk, Inequality, and Heart Disease, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 2014
Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award nomination, UCSF Graduate Students Association and the Graduate Division Alumni Association, 2014
Excellence in Teaching Award for Supportive Learning Environment, UCSF School of Nursing, 2012
Mentor of the Year Award, UCSF School of Nursing Graduating Class of 2012, 2012
Roberta G. Simmons Outstanding Dissertation Award, American Sociological Association, 2003
Distinguished Dissertation Award in Sociology, University of California, San Francisco, 2002
President's Dissertation Year Fellowship, University of California, 2001-2002
Graduate Student Mentorship and Research Assistantship Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, 1996-1998
Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, 1995-1996
Gene-Environment Interaction
Cultural Competency
Safety-net Providers
Genetic Research