Session 6:
Race, Ethnicity, and Health: Contextual Influences

Thursday, March 31
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Delaware Suite A
Lobby Level

Chair: Emily Rosenbaum, Fordham University
Discussant: Bridget K. Gorman, Rice University

  1. Racial Differences in Concurrent Heterosexual Partnering among Sexually Active Young Adult Women: The Role of Neighborhood Structural ConditionsJodi Ford, Ohio State University

  2. School Environment and Obesity among Urban AdolescentsMichael D. M. Bader, University of Pennsylvania; Catherine Richards, Columbia University; Kathryn Neckerman, Columbia University; James W. Quinn, Columbia University; Christopher C. Weiss, Columbia University; Gina Lovasi, Columbia University; Andrew Rundle, Columbia University

  3. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Objective and Subjective Obesity: The Role of Individual and Neighborhood CharacteristicsMing Wen, University of Utah; Lori Kowaleski-Jones, University of Utah; Zhang Xingyou, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  4. Spatial Assimilation and Health: The Structural and Social Effects of Living inside and outside of an Ethnic NeighborhoodEmily Walton, University of Wisconsin at Madison

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