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Laura Wherry, New York University – Immigrants and Postpartum Care in the United States
On New York University Week: Immigrant parents also need postpartum care in the United States, but it can be hard to come by. Laura Wherry, associate professor of economics and public service, discusses why. Laura Wherry’s primary area of research focuses on the changing role of the Medicaid program and its impact on access to […]
Rachel Leshin, New York University – We Can Reduce Bias in Children – If It’s Causes are Explained
On New York University Week: Reducing bias in children is possible, if the causes are explained. Rachel Leshin, Ph. D. candidate in the psychology department, describes how. Rachel is a sixth-year PhD candidate at New York University in the psychology department. Her research falls at the intersection of three areas: social psychology, developmental psychology, and […]
Natalie Brito, New York University – Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Infant Gut Microbiome
On New York University Week: The COVID-19 pandemic affected everyone, even infants. Natalie Brito, associate professor in the department of applied psychology, looks into the gut microbiome of those born during the pandemic. Dr. Natalie Brito is an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, and […]
Adolfo Cuevas, New York University – Discrimination as a Social Determinant of Obesity
On New York University Week: Social stressors can lead to many bad outcomes. Adolfo Cuevas, assistant professor in the department of social and behavioral sciences, discusses one. Adolfo G. Cuevas, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at NYU’s School of Global Public Health and core faculty at the Center […]
Joseph Cimpian, New York University – Misleading Numbers: Examining Data Reliability in Public Health
On New York University Week: Data can be very important, but it needs to be correct. Joseph Cimpian, professor of economics and education policy, discusses how bad data can have big consequences. Joseph Cimpian, Ph.D., is Professor of Economics and Education Policy at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. His research focuses […]
Chris Damman, University of Washington – Nourishing Health and Community: The Microbiome Link
You are what you eat is true for our microbiome. Chris Damman, clinical associate professor of gastroenterology and medicine at the University of Washington, discusses how to eat and live more healthily. Chris Damman is Clinical Associate Professor and practicing gastroenterologist at the University of Washington in the Department of Medicine/Division of Gastroenterology and editor-in-chief […]
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