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Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.
Graduate Student, Heath Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health.
Public Health, Year: advanced
Mentor: Arline T. Geronimus
Research Interests: Biodemography (more specifically, the interplay among social/structural factors, physiological stress response systems, and gene expression patterns); health disparities; breast cancer
Akinleye, I., S. Roberts, C. Royal, Erin Linnenbringer, T. Obisesan, G. Fasaye, and R. Green. 2011. "Differences Between African American and White Research Volunteers in Their Attitudes, Beliefs and Knowledge Regarding Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease." Journal of Genetic Counseling, 20(6): 650-659. PMCID: PMC3223287. DOI.
Linnenbringer, Erin. 2010. ""I know what you told me, but this is what I think;" perceived risk of Alzheimer disease among individuals who accurately recall their genetics-based risk estimate." Genetics in Medicine, 12(4): 219-27. PMCID: PMC2921681. Abstract.