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Margaret (Maggie) Hicken

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Research Investigator, STARH Program, Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation.

Research Assistant Professor, 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

McCluney, Courtney L., Lauren Schmitz, Margaret Hicken, and Amanda Sonnega. Forthcoming. "Structural racism in the workplace: Does perception matter for health inequalities?" Social Science & Medicine. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Margaret, Hedwig Lee, and Anna K. Hing. Forthcoming. "The weight of racism: Vigilance and racial inequalities in weight-related measures." Social science & medicine. DOI. Abstract.

Lê-Scherban, Félice, Allison Brenner, Margaret Hicken, Belinda L. Needham, Teresa Seeman, Richard P. Sloan, Xu Wang, and Ana V. Diez Roux. 2018. "Child and Adult Socioeconomic Status and the Cortisol Response to Acute Stress: Evidence From the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis." Psychosomatic Medicine, 80(2): 184-192. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Margaret, Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz, Myles Durkee, and James S. Jackson. 2018. "Racial inequalities in health: Framing future research." Social Science & Medicine, 199: 11-18. DOI.

Needham, Belinda L., Margaret Hicken, Ishtar O. Govia, Colter Mitchell, and Cleopatra M. Abdou. 2017. "Maternal Social Disadvantage and Newborn Telomere Length in Archived Dried Blood Spots from the Michigan Neonatal Biobank." Biodemography and social biology, 63(3): 221-235. DOI. Abstract.

Kershaw, K.N., Ana V. Diez Roux, Margaret Hicken, W.R. Robinson, P. Gordon-Larsen, David C. Goff, Mercedes R. Carnethon, Catarina I. Kiefe, an, et al. 2017. "Association of changes in neighborhood-level racial residential segregation with changes in blood pressure among black adults: The cardia study." JAMA Internal Medicine, 177(7): 996-1002. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Margaret. 2017. "Measurement and modeling of race and health in Brazil: continuing the discussion." Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 33(suppl. 1): 2-5. DOI. Abstract.

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