Online Program

Social Determinants of Health III (Social and Behavioral Epidemiology)

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Members will gain an understanding of neighborhood characteristics and city level economic distress can impact individual and community health.
Session Objectives: Discuss the importance of understanding the mechanisms through which neighborhood characteristics may impact individual health. Describe the relationships between neighborhood economic deprivation, neighborhood problems, neighborhood social cohesion, and individual health. Define avoidable mortality. Articulate the relationship between city-level economic distress and avoidable mortality.
Kathleen Brown, PhD, MPH, CHES

Introductory Remarks
Pathways linking neighborhood socioeconomic context to self-rated health in African americans in houston, TX   
Larkin L. Strong, PhD, MPH, Jian Wang, PhD, Israel Christie, PhD, Seann D. Regan, MA, Luisa Franzini, PhD, David W. Wetter, PhD, Lorraine R. Reitzel, PhD and Lorna H. McNeill, PhD, MPH
Nativity and allostatic load among non-hispanic blacks   
Laurén Doamekpor, MPH and Gniesha Dinwiddie, PhD
City-level economic distress, race, and avoidable mortality   
Diana Silver, PhD MPH, Tod Mijanovich, PhD and Margaret Giorgio, PhD MPH
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG, Medical Care, Mental Health, Socialist Caucus, Chiropractic Health Care

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