Category Archives: Social Determinants

Neighborhood Conditions Influence the Ability of Diabetics to Control Their Blood Sugar

In collaboration with researchers from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene we recently published an article in the American Journal of Epidemiology showing that diabetics living in neighborhoods with more advantaged economic environments, greater walkability and … Continue reading

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Steve Mooney receives Poster Award at Epidemiology Congress of the Americas 2016

Steve Mooney, a recently minted PhD who did his doctoral work with the BEH group, won a best poster presentation award at the 2016 Epidemiology Congress of the Americas for his work on the Neighborhood Environment-Wide Association Study design. Dr. … Continue reading

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Mailman School’s Social Epidemiology Cluster launches a Blog

The Social Epidemiology Cluster is one of the six thematic units within the Mailman School of Public Health‘s Department of Epidemiology and is home to BEH members Andrew Rundle and Gina Lovasi.  The Cluster has just launched a blog that will … Continue reading

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