Health Psychology with emphasis on health disparities and health policy
My research team is exploring the individual, social, environmental and economic determinants of health for individuals and communities. This eight-member, largely undergraduate research team presented the results of our study at national and international conferences including:
1) Philippsborn, T., Shaikh, N., & Ragin, D.F. (2014, June). How healthy is your community? Paper presented at the Ninth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; and
2) Phillipsborn, T., Ahmed, S., Gattuso, S., Bohmer, R., Ramirez, M., & Ragin, D.F. (2014, August). Economic & policy determinants of health disparities. Paper presented at the annual American Psychological Association Convention, Symposium on Social and Psychological Implications of Poverty, Washington, D.C.
Publications to follow.