BCHS Lecture

Social Dynamics and Community Health Speaker Series

Thursday 1/21 12:00PM - 1:00PM

A622 Crabtree

"Exploring Food Buying Practices in Low-income, Urban Food Deserts and Food Oases: A Tale of Two Cities"










Dr. Renee Walker’s research on disparities in obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease focuses on the role of social determinants of health, including socioeconomic position, neighborhood deprivation, poverty, race/ethnicity and racial discrimination, and residential neighborhood contexts. Her presentation will focus on concept mapping research that she did in Pittsburgh as part of her doctoral dissertation (DrPH ‘09) and in Boston during her training as a W.K. Kellogg Scholar and Yerby postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health. Sponsored by the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences

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