MA (Institute of Social Studies, The Hague)
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Legal Studies
Office: PAS 2059
Telephone: 519 888-4567, X 37768
Health care financing, cross cultural care, social policy, knowledge translation,
health care access equity
Health, Illness and Society (SOC 248)
Social Research Methods (SOC 321)
Comparative Health Care Systems (SOC 354)
Sociology of Health Seminar (SOC 424)
Research Design (SOC 715)
Qualitative Research Methods (SOC 716)
Sociology of Health (SOC 725)
The Human Element: Sociological and Psychological Aspects of the Motor Vehicle Accident (Kathleen Kras)
Fertility of Immigrant Women from Mainland China (Jing Wu)
Risk Factors for Marijuana Use among Russian and Canadian Adolescents: a Comparative Analysis (Marina Korotkikh)
Working Class Canadians’ perceptions on a two-tier health system (Trevor Chow)
The Fate of the Vancouver Safe Injection Facility: A Study on Research-Policy Translation (Isabelle Linden)
A Step Forward: Adjusting Hong Kong’s Health Care to Assist Its Aging Population (Cecilia Tam)
Cultural Competency in Health Promotion: a case study on HIV prevention (Alex Stief)
The Effects of the Natural Health Products Directorate and the Codex Alimentarius Commission on the Natural Health Industry in Ontario (Caleb Krahn)
Cultural Competency in Hospice Care: A Case Study of Hospice Toronto (Maja Jovanovic)
School Sex Education Reform in Hong Kong (Amy Cheung)
Television Advertising to Promote Poor Diet & Physical Inactivity: Implications for Health and Public Policy (William Jeffery)
Care-giving to an Ill Loved One and Family Dynamics (Laura Valenza)
2010, Dong, W., F. Fung and Kar C. Chan: “Community Mobilization and Empowerment for Combating a Pandemic”, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Vol.64, No.2 Pp182-3
2010, J. Flagler and W. Dong: “The Uncompassionate Elements of the Compassionate Care Benefits Program -- A Critical Analysis”, IUHPE – Global Health Promotion Vol.17, No. 1 Pp50-59
2009, Public Health Sciences (ed.), Renmin University Press, p. 325.
2009. "Public Health: Research and Development" in Public Health Sciences, Dong, W. (ed.), Renmin University Press, pp. 1-23.
2009. "Cultural Competency in Health Care" (with M. Jovanovic) in Public Health Sciences, Dong, W. (ed.), Renmin University Press, pp. 137-263.
2009. "Coping with Public Health Crisis" (with K. Fung and K.C. Chan) in Public Health Sciences, Dong, W. (ed.), Renmin University Press, pp. 288-302.
2008. “Beyond SARS: Ethnic Community Organizations’ Role in Public Health”, Promotion & Education, No.15 (4)
2008 “Cost Containment and Access to Care: The Shanghai Health Care Financing Model”, The Singapore Economic Review, Vol. 53 (1): 27 - 41.
2008, “Rural Health” in Rural Sociology, Liu, H (ed), Renmin University Press, pp. 215-243
2007, “Sociological Studies in Medicine and Health”, in Sociology, Li, J. (ed.), pp. 209-235. Renmin University Press.
2007, “Translating Research into Policy”, in Sociology, Li, J. (ed.), pp. 357-381. Renmin University Press.
2006, "Can Health Care Financing Policy Be Emulated? The Singaporean Medical Savings Accounts Model and Its Shanghai Replica" Journal of Public Health, Oxford Journals, UK, Volume 28, Number 3 Pp. 209-214.
2006, "Non-standard employment studies and policy responses in Canada -- A study on research-policy translation". Social Policy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
2004: "Reform of Health Care Financing System in Shanghai". China Health Economics, Vol. 8.
2003: "Health Care Financing Reforms in Transitional Society: a Shanghai experience". Special Issue on Health and Equity, the Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. pp 223-234.
2002: "Social Network and Its Impact on International Migration" in Social Science Methodology in the New Milennium, J. Blasius, J. Hox, E. de Leeuw and P. Schmidt (eds.), Leske + Budrich Press, Opladen: Germany.
1996: Urban Women's Employment and Unemployment in an Age of Transition: from State-Led to Market-Led Economy, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, The Netherlands.
Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
The State Innovative Institute for Public Management and Public Policy Studies at Fudan University