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Mon, Oct 24 at noon:
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Arline T. Geronimus

Research Professor, Population Studies Center.

Coordinator, Public Health Demography, Population Studies Center.

Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education.

Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health

Dr. Geronimus’ research interests include understanding the social and biological mechanisms that mediate racial disparities in health along the full pathway from the environmental to the cellular level: cultural influences on population variation in family structure and age-at-first birth; the effects of poverty, institutionalized discrimination, and residential areas on health; the strategies used by marginalized communities to mitigate the harmful health effects of poverty and structural racism; and the perturbations public policies sometimes cause in these autonomous protections.

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Journal Articles

Ro, Annie Eun Young, Arline T. Geronimus, John Bound, Derek Griffith, and Gilbert Gee. 2016. "Educational gradients in five Asian immigrant populations: Do country of origin, duration and generational status moderate the education-health relationship?" Preventive Medicine Reports, 4: 338-343. DOI. Abstract.

Gubrium, A.C., E.S. Mann, S. Borrero, C. Dehlendorf, J. Fields, Arline T. Geronimus, A.M. Gomez, Lisa H. Harris, J.A. Higgins, K. Kimport, K. Luker, Z. Luna, L. Mamo, D. Roberts, D. Romero, and G. Sisson. 2016. "Realizing Reproductive Health Equity Needs More Than Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC)." American Journal of Public Health, 106(1): 18-9. DOI.

Geronimus, Arline T., S.A. James, M. Destin, L.F. Graham, M.L. Hatzenbeuhler, M.C. Murphy, Jay Pearson, Amel Omari, and J.P. Thompson. 2016. "Jedi Public Health: Co-creating an Identity-Safe Culture to Promote Health Equity." SSM Population Health, 2: 105-116. PMCID: PMC4807633. DOI. Abstract.

Hudson, Darrell, Harold Neighbors, Arline T. Geronimus, and James S. Jackson. 2016. "Racial Discrimination, John Henryism, and Depression Among African Americans." Journal of Black Psychology, 42(3): 221-243. PMCID: PMC4903152. DOI. Abstract.

Bound, John, Arline T. Geronimus, Javier Rodriguez, and Timothy A. Waidmann. 2015. "Measuring Recent Apparent Declines In Longevity: The Role Of Increasing Educational Attainment." Health Affairs, 34(12): 2167-2173. PMCID: PMC4783133. DOI. Abstract.

Rodriguez, Javier, Arline T. Geronimus, John Bound, and Danny Dorling. 2015. "Black lives matter: Differential mortality and the racial composition of the U.S. electorate, 1970–2004." Social Science and Medicine, 136-137: 190-192. PMCID: PMC4465208. DOI. Abstract.

Ro, Annie Eun Young, Arline T. Geronimus, John Bound, Derek Griffith, and Gilbert Gee. 2015. "Cohort and Duration Patterns Among Asian Immigrants: Comparing Trends in Obesity and Self-Rated Health." Biodemography and Social Biology, 61(1): 65-80. PMCID: PMC4670030. DOI. Abstract.

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Current PSC Trainees:

Linnea Evans, Sarah Gutin, Rebecca Leinberger, Aresha Martinez-Cardoso, Elizabeth Mosley, Amel Omari.