Tamara L. Smith, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

and Gerontology

Smith

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Ph.D. in Sociology, University at Albany, SUNY

 

B.A. in Sociology, Cum Laude, Sociology Honors Program, University at Albany, SUNY

 

Curriculum Vitae

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

Caregiving and Carework
Aging and the Life Course
Gender and Family Issues
Health/Medical Sociology

PUBLICATIONS

Toseland, R., Smith, T. & McClive, K. (in press). “Evaluating the effectiveness of caregiver education and Support programs.” In Education, Training and Support Programs for Caregivers. (9th Edition). The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Human Development, Georgia Southwestern College. Americus, GA.

Corrado, C. and T. Smith. 2008. "Isn't New Orleans Back to Normal?  A Dramatugical Analysis of Post Katrina New Orleans." In Danielle A. Hidalgo and   Kristen Barber (eds.), Narrating the Storm: Sociological Stories of Hurricane    Katrina. Oxford: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Smith, T. and Toseland, R.  2006.  “Effectiveness of a telephone support program for caregivers of frail older adults.”  The Gerontologist, 46, 5, 620-629.

Engelhardt, J.; McClive-Reed, K., Toseland, R., Smith, T., Larson, D., & Tobin, D. 2006. “Effects of a program for coordinated care of advanced iIllness on patients, surrogates, and healthcare costs: A randomized trial.” The American Journal of Managed Care, 12, 2, 93-100.

Toseland, R. and Smith, T. 2006. “The Impact of a Caregiver Health Education Program on Health Care Costs.” Research on Social Work Practice, 16, 1, 9 - 19.

Smith, T., Toseland, R., Rizzo, V. & Zinoman, M. 2005. “Conducting a telephone support group for caregivers of the frail elderly.” Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 44, ½, 151-172.

Smith, T. 2004. “New York State assembly bills.” In G. Macheski, K. Lowney, M. Capece, K. Warner, and M. Laughlin (eds.), Teaching About Families: A Collection of Essays, Syllabi, Projects, and Assignments, Websites, and Bibliographies. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resources.

Smith, T. 2004. “The rituals of marriage.” In G. Macheski, K. Lowney, M. Capece, K. Warner, and M. Laughlin (eds.), Teaching About Families: A Collection of Essays, Syllabi, Projects, and Assignments, Websites, and Bibliographies. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resources.

Toseland, R., Smith, T., & Zinoman, M. 2004. “Social work practice with family caregivers for frail older persons.” In M.J. Holosko & P.A. Taylor, Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings. (3rd ed.). Canadian Scholars Press.

Toseland, R., McCallion, P., Smith, T. & Banks, S. 2004. “Supporting caregivers of frail older adults in an HMO setting.” Journal of Orthopsychiatry, vol. 74(3), 349-364.

Toseland, R., McCallion, P., Smith, T., Huck, S., Bourgeois, P., & Garstka, T. 2001. “Health education groups for caregivers in an HMO.” Journal of Clinical Psychology, 57(4), 551-570.

Toseland, R., & Smith, T. (2001). Supporting Caregivers Through Education and Training. A technical assistance monograph prepared for the National Family Caregiver Support Program Initiative of the U.S. Administration on Aging.

UNDER REVIEW:

Smith, T. and L. West Steck.  “The Emotion Work of Motherhood and Graduate Student Status.”  Submitted to Journal of Family Issues.