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Julie Ober Allen

Postdoctoral Fellow, Population Studies Center.

Postdoctoral Mentor: Arline T. Geronimus

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Allen's research investigates how intersections of social identity (e.g., race, gender, and age group) influence stress and coping processes and disparities in chronic mental and physical health conditions, with a focus on the health of aging adult Black men in the U.S. Health disparities/health equity ● stress processes, weathering, and distress biomarkers ● community-based research and collaboration ● men's health ● social and structural determinants of health ● evaluation

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Journal Articles

Goodwill, J., D. Watkins, N. Johnson, and Julie Ober Allen. Forthcoming. "An exploratory study of stress and coping among Black college men." American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Watkins, D.C., Julie Ober Allen, J.R. Goodwill, and B. Noel. 2017. "Strengths and Weaknesses of the Young Black Men, Masculinities, and Mental Health (YBMen) Facebook Project." American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 87(4): 392-401. DOI. Abstract.

Allen, Julie Ober. 2016. "Ageism as a Risk Factor for Chronic Disease." The Gerontologist, 56(4): 610-614. DOI. Abstract.

Ellis, K.R., D.M. Griffith, Julie Ober Allen, R.J. Thorpe, and M.A. Bruce. 2015. ""If you do nothing about stress, the next thing you know, you're shattered": Perspectives on African American men's stress, coping and health from African American men and key women in their lives." Social Science and Medicine, 139: 107-114. PMCID: PMC4519397. DOI. Abstract.

Griffith, Derek, Julie Ober Allen, V. Johnson-Lawrence, and A. Langford. 2014. "Men on the move: a pilot program to increase physical activity among African American men." Health Education and Behavior, 41(2): 164-172. PMCID: PMC4511956. DOI. Abstract.

Allen, Julie Ober, Derek Griffith, and H.G. Gaines. 2013. ""She looks out for the meals, period": African American men's perceptions of how their wives influence their eating behavior and dietary health." Health Psychology, 32(4): 447-455. PMCID: PMC4374446. DOI. Abstract.

Griffith, Derek, K.R. Ellis, and Julie Ober Allen. 2013. "An intersectional approach to social determinants of stress for African American men: men's and women's perspectives." American Journal of Men's Health, 7(4 suppl): 19s-30s. DOI. Abstract.

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