June 17th, 2013 |
The insurance industry had a rocky start a century ago. It was clear that there were untoward events that could befall any of us with catastrophic results, from the incineration of a home to the loss of the ability to maintain gainful employment from injury or death. Insurance offers a mechanism to share this risk. [...]
Keep reading »
Dr. Hadler joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1973 and was promoted to Professor of Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology in 1985. Much of his scholarship has focused on issues in employee health and safety. The third edition of Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders (LW&W 2005) provides a ready resource as to his thinking in this regard. In the past decade, he has broadened the scope of this work beyond the workplace. His assaults on medicalization and overtreatment appear in many editorials and commentaries and 5 recent monographs: The Last Well Person (MQUP 2004) and UNC Press’ Worried Sick (2008), Stabbed in the Back (2009), Rethinking Aging (2011), and Citizen Patient. (2013).