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The Fieldwork and Qualitative Data Research
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Center for Culture and Health
760 Westwood Plaza, Box 62
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1759
Director: Thomas Weisner, Ph.D.
Assistant Director: Eli Lieber, Ph.D.
Phone: (310) 794-3977
Fax: (310) 794-6297
Fieldwork and qualitative
data are growing in importance in medical, mental health, and other social science
research. The Laboratory offers training and consultation in these in these methods.
A variety of qualitative and ethnographic
methods are available to assist researchers in doing more effective, comprehensive
studies. Combining qualitative and quantitative methods can offer a comparative
advantage in research grant applications in many fields.
The Laboratory is a Core
Research facility supported jointly by the Mental Retardation Research Center and the
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. It is located in the Department
of Social and Community Psychiatry, and is available to faculty throughout the Department