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Margaret (Maggie) Hicken

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Research Investigator, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.

Research Investigator, Internal Medicine, Medical School.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Hicken studies racial inequalities in health, complex systems, gene-environment interactions, stress and environmental toxicants in health.

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Journal Articles

Hicken, Margaret, S. Adar, A. Hajat, K. Kershaw, D. Do, R. Barr, J. Kaufman, and Ana V. Diez Roux. 2016. "Air Pollution, Cardiovascular Outcomes, and Social Disadvantage: The Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis." Epidemiology, 27(1): 42-50. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Margaret, and Debbie S. Gipson. 2015. "Matching the Genotype in Resolution: Innovative Ways of Phenotype Capture." Seminars in Nephrology, 35(3): 279-290. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Margaret. 2015. "Invited Commentary: Fundamental Causes, Social Context, and Modifiable Risk Factors in the Racial/Ethnic Inequalities in Blood Pressure and Hypertension." American Journal of Epidemiology, 182(4): 354-357. DOI. Abstract.

Lee, Hedwig, Tyler McCormick, Margaret Hicken, and Christopher Wildeman. 2015. "Racial Inequalities in Connectedness to Imprisoned Individuals in the United States." Du Bois Review, 12(2): 269-282. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Margaret, J. Dvonch, A. Schulz, G. Mentz, and P. Max. 2014. "Fine particulate matter air pollution and blood pressure: The modifying role of psychosocial stress." Environmental Research, 133: 195-203. PMCID: PMC4137402. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Margaret, Hedy Lee, Jeffrey Morenoff, James S. House, and David R. Williams. 2014. "Racial/ethnic Disparities in Hypertension Prevalence: Reconsidering the Role of Chronic Stress." American Journal of Public Health, 104(1): 117-123. PMCID: PMC3910029. DOI. Abstract.

Lee, Hedy, K. Kershaw, Margaret Hicken, C. Abdou, Eddee Williams, N. Rivera-O'Reilly, and James S. Jackson. 2013. "Cardiovascular Disease Among Black Americans: Comparisons Between the US Virgin Islands and the 50 US States." Public Health Reports, 128(3): 170-178. PMCID: PMC3610069. Abstract.

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