People » Elzbieta Sikorska-Simmons

Elzbieta Sikorska-Simmons received her PhD. from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 1998. Her teaching and research interests are medical sociology, sociology of aging, organizational theory, and long-term care policy. Her published work has focused on organizational determinants of resident satisfaction with assisted living, the hospice movement in Poland, and psychosocial aspects of cancer care. Her current research examines the influence of organizational procesess and structures on resident autonomy in assisted living.

Research Interests:

Social Gerontology
Medical Sociology
Sociology of Organizations
Quality of Life and Care
Successful Aging
Alternative Housing for Older Adults
Hospice/Palliative Care
Medical Education

Fall 2019

SYG 2000H.0201 – Honors Intro to Sociology – Tues and Thurs 2:30-3:45

Fall 2019

Tues 3:45-5:00; Thurs 1:00-2:30; and by appointment