141st APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Meredith Pustell, BA

Ph.D. Student
Brown University
Sociology
Brown University Department of Sociology, Box 1916
112 George Street
Providence, RI
USA 02912


Biographical Sketch:
Meredith Pustell is a second year graduate student in the Department of Sociology at Brown University and has a BA in Sociology from Brandeis University. Her current research focuses on conceptions of health and wellness, the utilization of embodied experience as a source of lay expertise, and online communities. Prior to beginning her studies at Brown, Ms. Pustell worked for six years in the US Health Division of Abt Associates, Inc.

Papers:
5027.0 Reframing the question: The 'obesity epidemic' and the voices of the fatosphere