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health services researcher , Sociology educator

James H. Swan, American Sociology educator, health services researcher. Recipient Congressional award, 1989, Distinguished Investigator award Institute for Health and Aging, 1989.


Swan, James H. was born on September 14, 1946 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of William H. and Mary Madeline (Self) Swan.


Bachelor, Wichita State University, 1969; Master of Arts, Wichita State University, 1973; Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1981.


Assistant research sociologist, University of California, San Francisco, 1977-1987; associate research sociologist, University of California, San Francisco, 1987-1989; associate professor, California State University, Long Beach, 1989-1992; associate professor department health services, Wichita State University, since 1992. Member panel of experts EPPS study VA, Oak Brook, Illinois, 1994.


Faculty advisor Explorer Scouts, Boy Scouts American, since 1994, committee member CubScouts, Wichita, since 1994. Member Kansas Advisory Coalition for Children, Youth and Families, Topeka, since 1994. Founding member Humanist Unitarian Universalists, Wichita, since 1994.

Member APHA (chair membership committee since 1994, member policy committee since 1993), Kansas Public Health Association (membership committee since 1995), American Sociological Association, Midwest Sociological Society, California Sociological Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: traveling.


Married Sandra J. Hiott, May 25, 1981. 1 hchild, Michael Joseph.

William H. Swan

Mary Madeline (Self) Swan

Sandra J. Hiott