In "Fewer than 20 miles separate Dallas communities with the lowest and highest life expectancy", an article published on Nov 8, 2021, reporter Imelda Garcia explains why the disparity exists, and how access to health care isn't the biggest part of the equation. Imelda references UNT Sociology's own Dr. Gül Seçkin many times, and members of the Dallas Morning News can read this article here. El artículo está en español aquí.
In "North Texas man who was paralyzed on camping trip struggles with medical bills in his recovery", an article published on Nov 26, 2021, reporter Imelda Garcia casts a critical eye on the United States healthcare system, using supportive research from many sources, including Dr. Gül Seçkin. Members of the Dallas Morning News can read this article here. El artículo está en español aquí.
We at the department of sociology applaud Dr. Seçkin for her contributions to educating the public with her valuable research and for being a great example of how your research can make positive impacts on society.