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Nicole Novak

Postdoctoral Scholar, College of Public Health, University of Iowa.

Postdoctoral Mentor: Alexandra Minna Stern

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Novak's research focuses on social and structural determinants of health inequity, particularly the role of chronic psychosocial stress in mediating the relationship between social position and health for Latino communities in the United States.

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Journal Articles

Lopez, William, Nicole Novak, Melanie Harner, Ramiro Martinez, and Julia Seng. Forthcoming. "The traumatogenic potential of law enforcement home raids: An exploratory report." Traumatology. DOI. Abstract.

Novak, Nicole, Natalie Lira, Kate O'Connor, Sioban D. Harlow, and Sharon Kardia. Forthcoming. "Disproportionate sterilization of Latinos under California's eugenic sterilization program, 1920-1945." American Journal of Public Health. DOI. Abstract.

LeBrón, Alana M.W., William D. Lopez, Keta Cowan, Nicole Novak, Olivia Temrowski, Maria Ibarra-Frayre, and Jorge Delva. Forthcoming. "Restrictive ID Policies: Implications for Health Equity." Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. DOI.

Novak, Nicole, Philippa J. Clarke, Belinda L. Needham, Ana V. Diez Roux, Xu Wang, Anjum Hajat, Brisa Sánchez, Carlos Rodriquez, et al. 2017. "Diurnal salivary cortisol and nativity/duration of residence in Latinos: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis." Psychoneuroendocrinology, 85: 179-189. DOI. Abstract.

Novak, Nicole, Arline T. Geronimus, and Aresha Martinez-Cardoso. 2017. "Change in birth outcomes among infants born to Latina mothers after a major immigration raid." International Journal of Epidemiology, 46(3): 839-849. DOI. Abstract.

Stern, Alexandra Minna, Nicole Novak, Natalie Lira, Kate O'Connor, Sioban D. Harlow, and Sharon L. R. Kardia. 2017. "California's Sterilization Survivors: An Estimate and Call for Redress." American Journal of Public Health, 107(1): 50-54. DOI. Abstract.

Conference Proceedings

Novak, Nicole. 2016. "Eugenic Sterilization in California State Homes, 1919–1945: Using Sterilization Records and Census Records to Quantify Ethnic Bias in Sterilization." Population Association of America, 2016 Annual Meeting,

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