School of Public Health

McGrath, Barbara

Barbara Burns McGrath

Research Associate Professor, Psychosocial and Community Health
Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Anthropology
Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Women Studies


PhD Anthropology, University of Washington, 1993
MA Anthropology, University of Washington, 1989
MA Nursing / Health Srv, University of Washington, 1981

Contact Info

Box 357263
Psychosocial & Community Medicine
1959 NE Pacific Street
HSB, T-522A
Tel: 206-685-0834


Psychosocial & Community Health:

Research Interests

General research focus includes a description of cultural variation in response to illness; investigation of the influence of culture in the creation of meaning; examination of the role of science and technology in the health of populations; and the application of ethnographic inquiry methods in the study of health and illness.