Stories about Sirry Alang

A question and answer with Sirry Alang, an associate professor of sociology and health, medicine and society.

When people have a negative encounter with the police, they are less likely to think medical institutions have their best interests, says Professor Sirry Alang. 

Lehigh’s Accelerator Grants support multi-investigator research programs in specific and significant areas of opportunity, allowing flexibility in the use of funds for rapid program growth. One such project relies on researchers in Ghana, Uganda and Guatemala to lead in the examination of short-term medical missions from the host countries’ perspectives.

Study explores pathways to mental health services and perceptions about the effectiveness of treatment.

Sirry Alang explores discrepancies between the standard approach to diagnosing depression and how African Americans perceive the illness.