Laura Rudkin, PhD

Professor and Chair

Centennial Chair in Preventive Medicine and                    Community Health

Interim Director, Institute for the Medical Humanities


Curriculum Vitae


BA, Journalism and Global Studies, University of Iowa, 1982

MA, Sociology, University of Iowa, 1985

PhD, Sociology and Demography, Princeton University, 1992


Areas of Interest

Educational integration of public health and medicine

Social epidemiology




Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health

Sealy Center on Aging


Contact Information

Ewing Hall, Suite 1.116, 700 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas

Phone: 409-772-9141

Fax: 409-772-5272


Mailing address: 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555-1150



Laura Rudkin, PhD