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Variations in Individual and Population Health and Well-Being: a Multilevel Perspective
Understanding the complex heterogeneity in health outcomes and their determinants at multiple levels are important to prevent further increase in inequalities between- and within- populations. Population health research ...
Smoke-Free Policy in Low Income Housing
Statement of Problem. There are inequities in tobacco use and second hand smoke exposure by socioeconomic status. Smoke-free housing is advanced as a strategy to reduce these inequities. In 2016, HUD issued a smoke-free ...
Clinical, Community, and Epidemiologic Considerations for Addressing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Chronic Disease
Advancing health equity requires explicit consideration of the factors that prevent the attainment of the highest level of health for all people. Racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in chronic conditions such as ...
War-Affected Populations and Mental Health Throughout the Lifespan: From World War II to Sierra Leone
Objective: There is a need to understand the epidemiology and long-term trajectories of the mental health of war-affected populations. Two papers in this dissertation use cross-sectional, retrospectively reported data ...
Sexual Harm Reduction (Seroadaptation) and the Lived Experiences of Black Men Who Have Sex With Men (BMSM) in Washington, DC
This exploratory sequential multiple methods study encompasses three papers that address how Black men who have sex with men (BMSM) conceptualize and practice seroadaptation and overall health. The term, seroadaptation, ...
Psychosocial Factors and Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Disease Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are among the most common causes of disability and mortality worldwide, encompassing a wide range of disorders including myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease, stroke and heart failure. ...