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Research:

Is There a Digital Hood?

A study led by Robin Stevens, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor and Director of the Health Equity & Media Lab, shows that there is an alarming connection between the negative social interactions disadvantaged youth experience in both the neighborhoods they live in and on social media. Read more

People:

Lisa M. Lewis
Faculty

Lisa M. Lewis

Associate Professor of Nursing
Jason Brown
Students

Jason Brown

Doctoral
Sarah Goldfine-Ward
Faculty

Sarah Goldfine-Ward

Senior Lecturer
Kara Pavone
Students

Kara Pavone

Doctoral

News:

Understanding Connection Between HIV Transmission and Racial/ Ethnic and Geographical Differences Key to More Effective Interventions

The health effects of where people live, work, and interact are well documented, as are the value of neighborhood-level structural interventions designed to improve health. But place-based characteristics that contribute to disparities in HIV transmission and disease burden are poorly understood, possibly resulting in less-effective HIV risk reduction interventions and programming.