Meet WAPA's 2016-2017 President, Frances Norwood
Dr. Frances Norwood is Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University. She also works in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. With a PhD in medical anthropology from the University of California-San Francisco and Berkeley, Dr. Norwood has 21 years experience conducting health policy research on a range of topics for persons who are elderly and disabled. She is author of a number of articles on chaplaincy and end-of-life care and is recipient of the Margaret Mead Award for her book, The Maintenance of Life (2009).