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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

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.

Wise, Akilah, Arline T. Geronimus, and Pamela Smock. 2017. "Best of Intentions: A structural analysis of the association between socioeconomic disadvantage and unintended pregnancy in a sample of mothers from the NLSY79." Women's Health Issues, 27(1): 5-13. PMCID: PMC5219931. DOI. Abstract.

Bound, John, Arline T. Geronimus, Javier Rodriguez, and Timothy A. Waidmann. 2016. "US Life Expectancy: The Authors Reply." Health Affairs, 35(3). DOI.

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. PMCID: PMC4963251. 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.

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Current PSC Trainees:

Julie Ober Allen, Alexa Karra Eisenberg, Cecelia French, Sarah Gutin, Landon David Hughes, Rebecca Leinberger, Aresha Martinez-Cardoso, Elizabeth Mosley, Kyle Simone Nisbeth, Amel Omari, Sarah Seelye.