Terry Mizrahi

BA, New York University. MSW, Columbia University. PhD (sociology), University of Virginia. Professor, Hunter College School of Social Work (HCSSW); director, Education Center for Community Organizing at HCSSW. Expertise in medical sociology, organizational and community development, health-care policy and patients’ rights; areas of research and training in professional socialization and physician behavior, social work in health care, interdisciplinary collaboration, interorganizational coalition-building and community organizing. Author of several books, monographs, guides, and articles, including: Getting Rid of Patients: Contradictions in the Socialization of Physicians (Rutgers, 1986), Community Organization and Social Administration: Trends and Issues (Haworth, 1993), and Creating Strategic Partnerships: The Theory and Practice of Coalitions and Collaboration. Co-editor of Encyclopedia of Social Work—20th Edition (Oxford and NASW Press, 2008). Past president of the National Association of Social Workers and a founder of the Association for Community Organization and Social Administration. Awards include a lifetime career achievement award from the Association for Community Organization and Social Administration, 2004, and Hunter College President’s Award for Excellence in Applied Scholarship, 2008. SLC, 1981—