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Pyar Seth
Posted On October 13, 2021 7:04 pm
FOCUS Pyar studies Black sociopolitical life and death and how medical language, strategies, and technologies reenact and adhere race to bodies. Through an examination of institutional intervention and state violence, he also focuses on understanding the nature of stress and well-being in Black communities through capturing geographies of affect, bio-sensing, and psychophysiological response to racial… View Article
Manka Nkimbeng
Posted On July 23, 2019 7:34 pm
FOCUS Ms. Nkimbeng’s research focuses on understanding the impact of psychosocial factors on health outcomes for minority older adults. In her dissertation, she is exploring the relationship between racial discrimination, acculturation and physical function in older African immigrants. She intends to use her research findings to develop and test interventions to decrease physical function difficulties… View Article
Maningbè (Mani) Keita Fakeye
Posted On July 23, 2019 6:21 pm
FOCUS As America’s older adult population increases, the effects of managing multiple chronic conditions become more burdensome. This program will support Mani’s work on evaluating the economic and social implications of chronic disease management in older adults and caregivers. Her work will inform equitable policy efforts to facilitate self-management, mitigate costs, improve quality of care,… View Article

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