Smith, Andre


Phone number: (250) 721-7583
Department: Sociology

Research description:

Dr. Smith has a broad interest in understanding health and illness in relation to their social, cultural, and institutional contexts. In particular, his research has focused on three main areas: the social organization of diagnostics in dementia assessment and the impact of diagnostic disclosure on interfamilial and intergenerational dynamics; the effects of regulatory environments and institutional cultures on patterns of health care delivery; and the applications of qualitative methodologies to study the social determinants of health and illness.

Health related research:

Aging Social and familial aspects of dementia Institutional cultures and their impact on care delivery systems Qualitative research in health care



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