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E Michael Gorman

Gorman, E Michael

Associate Professor,  School of Social Work

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Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-5812

Office Hours
Tu 6:00-7:30, M 3:00-5:00/We 9:00-10:00

E Michael (Mike) Gorman is an Associate Professor in the SJSU School of Social Work ; he teaches policy and research courses in the graduate (MSW) program and co chairs the social policy sequence. Mike Gorman is a member of the Academic (statewide) Senate of the California State University and a Member of the SJSU Senate.


  • Doctor of Philosophy. Univ Of Chicago, 1980


E Michael Gorman Ph.D.,MPH, MSW Associate Professor of Social Work . Dr Gorman completed his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago in social and medical anthropology and completed additional training in public health (epidemiology) and social welfare at the University of California, Berkeley. He served in the United States Public Health Service at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA. In 2006 he was named Scholar of the Year by the College of Applied Siences and the Arts for his scholarship on drug use among non-traditional populations. He has published 16 scholarly articles, and presentations at more than 30 conferences including The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) , the Society for Social Work REsearch (SSWR) , a number of US Public Health Conferences and several International Conferences on AIDS in Barcelona, Spain. Dr Gorman was a Fulbright Scholar in Tunisia in 2005 . During the course of his tenure at San Jose State he has received grant awards amounting to more than $650,000, an R01 by National Institutes of Health (NIH) He has served on editorial boards of four scholarly journals and reviewed publications for approximately nine other journals in the health and health science fields.