Janet Shim, PhD

School of Nursing
490 Illinois Street, #1200
San Francisco, CA 94158
Janet Shim
Awards and Honors

Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, 1995-1996

Graduate Student Mentorship and Research Assistantship Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, 1996-1998

President's Dissertation Year Fellowship, University of California, 2001-2002

Distinguished Dissertation Award in Sociology, University of California, San Francisco, 2002

Roberta G. Simmons Outstanding Dissertation Award, American Sociological Association, 2003

Mentor of the Year Award, UCSF School of Nursing Graduating Class of 2012, 2012

Excellence in Teaching Award for Supportive Learning Environment, UCSF School of Nursing, 2012

Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award nomination, UCSF Graduate Students Association and the Graduate Division Alumni Association, 2014

Finalist, C. Wright Mills Award, for Heart-Sick: The Politics of Risk, Inequality, and Heart Disease, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 2014

Distinguished Faculty Distinction in Teaching Award, UCSF Academic Senate, 2016
Areas of Interest: Sociology of health and illness; social inequalities in health; science, technology, and medicine studies; race, gender, and class; qualitative research methods.