Stephen A. Bezruchka
EducationMPH Johns Hopkins University, 1993 (International Health)
MD Stanford University, 1973 (Medicine)
AM Harvard University, 1967 (Mathematics)
BSc University of Toronto (Canada), 1966 (Mathematics, Physics)
Contact Infoemail: firstname.lastname@example.org
office: H690C, Health Sciences Building
Department of Health Services
UW School of Public Health
Seattle, WA 98195-7660
campus box: 357660
Stephen Bezruchka also works with the Department of Global Health MPH program. He has spent over 10 years in Nepal working in various health programs, and teaching in remote regions. He tries to draw attention to the socioeconomic determinants of the health of populations.
Bezruchka, S., Early Life Or Early Death: Support For Child Health Lasts A Lifetime. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 2015, 6(2), 204-229.
Mahat A, Bezruchka SA, Gonzales V, Connell FA. Assessment of graduate public health education in Nepal and perceived needs of faculty and students. Hum Resour Health. 2013 Apr 26;11(1):16. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-11-16. PMID: 23621945 PMCID: PMC3640966
Bezruchka S. The hurrider I go the behinder I get: the deteriorating international ranking of U.S. health status. Annu Rev Public Health. 2012 Apr;33:157-73. Epub 2012 Jan 3. PMID: 22224875
Bezruchka, S., American Experiences. In D. Raphael (Ed.), Tackling Health Inequalities: Lessons from International Experiences. 2012. (pp. 33-62). Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press.
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