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Rahima J. Gates, PhD

Rahima J. Gates, PhD
John F. Kennedy University
rgates@jfku.edu

Long term San Francisco Bay Area resident joined JFKU (adjunct) faculty in 2008. Has 25 + years of experience conducting cross-cultural, medical social science research on cross-disciplinary research teams and individual projects.
Teaching and Research Interests: medical anthropology, health disparities, women's health, health literacy & language ideologies, cultural competency in health care, bioethics & end-of-life decision-making, critical, biocultural and social perspectives on health status and health care, reproductive health and infant mortality, sociocultural anthropology, African American folk medical practices, urban U.S. anthropology.

Education

UC San Francisco - Ph.D.
Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics- Postdoc .
UC Berkeley- MA, BA