Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
On-line version ISSN 1678-4561Print version ISSN 1413-8123
NUNES, Everardo Duarte. Cecília Donnangelo: a pioneer in the theoretical construction of social thinking in health. Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2008, vol.13, n.3, pp.909-916. ISSN 1678-4561. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232008000300013.
The present article analyzes aspects of the intellectual trajectory of Maria Cecília Ferro Donnangelo and her principal works. The text emphasizes the innovating and pioneer role her work played in the first moments of social sciences in the field of health in the mid sixties, occurring just together with changes in medical education and medical practice in Brazil.
Keywords : Social sciences and health; Cecília Donnangelo; Relations medicine/health/society.