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: email@example.com
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.
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The Health of Populations
Matthews-Trigg N, Citrin D, Halliday S, Acharya B, Maru S, Bezruchka S, Maru D. Understanding perceptions of global healthcare experiences on provider values and practices in the USA: a qualitative study among global health physicians and program directors. BMJ Open. 2019 Apr 3;9(4):e026020. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026020. PMID: 30948593
Burtle A, Bezruchka S. Population Health and Paid Parental Leave: What the United States Can Learn from Two Decades of Research. Healthcare (Basel). 2016 Jun 1;4(2). pii: E30. doi: 10.3390/healthcare4020030. Review. PMID: 27417618 PMCID: PMC4934583
Bezruchka, S., Inequality Kills. In D. C. Johnston (Ed.), Divided: the perils of our growing inequality. 2014. New York: New Press.
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.
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