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Natasha M. Lee-Johnson
Posted On October 13, 2021 7:03 pm
FOCUS Little is known about Black women with intellectual disabilities and their experiences with sexual and reproductive healthcare. However, it is now understood that Black women experience increased uterine fibroids, maternal mortality, and disparities in accessing healthcare services (e.g., early prenatal care, fertility treatment). In addition, women with intellectual disabilities are at increased risk for… View Article
Laurin Bixby
Posted On November 25, 2020 9:29 pm
FOCUSLaurin aims to inform policy and prevention efforts that alleviate inequitable access to resources in the social, service, and built environments. Her research centers on how differences in sociopolitical climates affect the health and well-being of children and their families. She asks questions relating to how differential exposures to disadvantage during early childhood and adolescence… View Article
Johnny Huynh
Posted On November 25, 2020 9:04 pm
FOCUSJohnny’s research analyzes U.S. policy issues related to health and labor economics. He is interested in applying econometric models to questions of health care access and inequity, especially among veterans and racial minorities. What underlies his work is a passion to improve population health through rigorous evaluation of social policies. MORE ABOUT JOHNNYJohnny is committed… View Article
Grace Ibitamuno
Posted On November 25, 2020 8:20 pm
FOCUSHow do population-based screening interventions impact the diagnostic pathway for families of traditionally underserved populations? Are there opportunities to increase retention and engagement in screening programs toward the promotion of health equity and reduction of health disparities in these populations? Grace’s research aims to address these questions by using qualitative and quantitative methods to examine… View Article
Elliot Marrow
Posted On November 25, 2020 8:07 pm
FOCUSElliot’s research interests lie at the intersection of LGBT health and psychology, with a particular focus on the health of trans and gender diverse (TGD) individuals. His research seeks to involve TGD and other marginalized individuals in the research process, working from community need to find accountable solutions. He is particularly interested in the role… View Article
Stephanie Keeney Parks
Posted On July 23, 2019 6:39 pm
FOCUS By highlighting the health care disparities faced by African American families that have children with autism, Stephanie looks to identify ways to change the landscape to provide more equitable care. To achieve this, Stephanie studies the everyday lives of these families, centering the parent’s narratives as experts in their own lived experience. She also… View Article
Kathleen McCarty
Posted On July 23, 2019 6:29 pm
FOCUS College students with disabilities are not being afforded the same access to physical activity and sporting opportunities as their peers without a disability, and exploring this gap is the foundation of Kathleen’s research. Legislation, such as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), ensures that no individual with… 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
Angela Adler
Posted On July 23, 2019 3:25 pm
FOCUS Tens of millions of Americans suffer from one or more illnesses of uncertain cause, such as fibromyalgia, irritable bowel, migraine, and autoimmune conditions. These conditions disproportionately affect women and people of color, and advances in medicine have not led to advances in curing or preventing these conditions. Angela’s research examines the historical development of… View Article

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