Arlene Michele Katz
Arlene Michele Katz, EdD
Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine

Dr. Katz is a lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine and teaches cross-cultural care in the residency program, Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance. Her main research interests include the culture of medicine, qualitative methods in multicultural mental health, disparities in vulnerable populations, newborn health and social change, and ageism and stereotyping. Dr. Katz is also interested in mental health in primary care, the moral dimensions of care, social suffering, accompaniment, care giving, and the experience of illness, social poetics, and narratives of clinical care, the ethics of informed consent, and hearing the voices of the community in care, research, and environment.

Affiliations:

Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance

Altering the boundaries of everyday life in a nursing home context.
Authors: Authors: Mondaca M, Josephsson S, Borell L, Katz A, Rosenberg L.
Scand J Occup Ther
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Influencing everyday activities in a nursing home setting: A call for ethical and responsive engagement.
Authors: Authors: Mondaca M, Josephsson S, Katz A, Rosenberg L.
Nurs Inq
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Waiting Room Education in a Community Health System: Provider Perceptions and Suggestions.
Authors: Authors: Beckwith N, Jean-Baptiste ML, Katz A.
J Community Health
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How patients and clinicians make meaning of physical suffering in mental health evaluations.
Authors: Authors: Carson NJ, Katz AM, Alegría M.
Transcult Psychiatry
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The role of sociocultural information in mental health intake sessions.
Authors: Authors: Alegría M, Katz A, Ishikawa RZ, Diaz-Linhart Y, Valentine A, Lapatin S.
Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci
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Assessment of physical illness by mental health clinicians during intake visits.
Authors: Authors: Carson N, Katz AM, Gao S, Alegría M.
Psychiatr Serv
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The clinical encounter as local moral world: shifts of assumptions and transformation in relational context.
Authors: Authors: Katz AM, Alegría M.
Soc Sci Med
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A council of elders: creating a multi-voiced dialogue in a community of care.
Authors: Authors: Katz AM, Conant L, Inui TS, Baron D, Bor D.
Soc Sci Med
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Authors: Authors: Katz, A.M., Conant, L
A council of elders: creating a multi-voiced dialogue in a community of care
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Authors: Authors: Katz, A.M., Siegel, B.S
Reflections from a collaborative pediatric mentorship program: building a community of resources