Ann Lennarson Greergreerwebpage

Professor Emerita

Office:  Northwest Quadrant–Building B, Room 7410

Biographical Sketch (pdf)


Ph.D., Northwestern University

Areas of Specialization:

Uptake of Innovation in Medical Practice and Healthcare Organizations; Translation of Science into Practice; Professional Networks in Healthcare Work, Collaborative Deliberation in Quality Improvement; The Evolution of Nonprofit Healthcare Organizations, Health Policy; Qualitative Methods

Representative Syllabi from Past Semesters

Sociol 331-001: Sociology of Heath Care Fall 2010 (pdf)
Sociol/Pol Sci/Urb Std 704-001: Seminar in Nonprofit Organizations Spring 2011 (pdf)
Sociol/Urb Std 979-001: Methods of Research and Analysis for Urban Social Institutions I Spring 2011 (pdf)

Selected Publications:

"Bringing the Patient Back in: Guidelines, Practice Variations and the Social Context of Medical Practice (with co-authors)." International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. Vol. 8 No. 4, October 2002.

"Persistent differences in sociodemographic determinants of use of breast conserving surgery despite overall increased adoption" (with co-authors). Medical Care 2002, 40:181 189

"The influence of patients' concerns on surgeons' recommendations for early breast cancer" (with co-authors). European Journal of Cancer Care 2001, 10:100-6.

Greer, AL "Urban Health, Politics and Policy" in The Handbook of Research on Urban Politics and Policy in the United States (ed. Ronald K. Vogel). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997: 356-371.