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Ronald W. Berkowsky

Assistant Professor, Health Science

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PhD Medical Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2014
MA Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2012
BA Health and Societies, University of Pennsylvania, 2008


Dr. Berkowsky is a Medical Sociologist whose research focuses the impacts of technology use on health and well-being, particularly among older adults (aged 65+). Dr. Berkowsky's areas of expertise include gerontology/aging issues as well as technology use in health/healthcare.

Representative Courses Taught

  • HLTH 302 Introduction to Health Care Informatics
  • HLTH 304 Aging Policy and Politics
  • HLTH 348 Healthy Aging
  • HLTH 307 Issues and Ethics in the Helping Profession



Medical Sociology, Aging/Gerontology, Social Impacts of Technology, Work/Retirement, Mental Health, LGBTQ