About SBS


Our mission in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) is to prepare students from diverse backgrounds to become successful and engaged scholars and policy-makers in the areas of medical sociology and nursing that emphasize health equity, social determinants of health, and environmental justice. Our research is informed by social science theories and methodologies with a strong social justice orientation.

Visit our new site at healthpolicypublichealth.ucsf.edu for the latest information on our specialty.