Daniel P. Dohan
Institute for Health Policy Studies, UCSF
Daniel Dohan is Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Institute for Health Policy Studies and the Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. His research examines poverty and health including studies of the provision of cancer and emergency care to the poor, the relationship between low-income communities and healthcare institutions, and the effects of welfare reform on poor people with substance abuse problems. Dr. Dohan's work is primarily ethnographic, but he also combines ethnographic and quantitative approaches. His background is in sociology with post-doctoral training in health policy through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program and a National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Alcohol Studies. His articles have appeared in Health Services Research, Cancer, Social Problems, Ethnography, and Annual Review of Sociology. He also authored The Price of Poverty: Money, Work, and Culture in the Mexican-American Barrio, published by the University of California Press.