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Thursday Jul. 10, 2014

Article from Black LIFE offshoot study published

A paper investigating whether White residents in three Boston neighborhoods derive health benefits from inequality was published in Social Science and Medicine. It's available here.

Tuesday Jun. 17, 2014

Article on RISE published

The first article from the Black LIFE Study was published (online first) in the Journal of Urban Health. The paper reports on RISE (Racism Still Exists), the racism "countermarketing" campaign designed as a public health intervention. It's available here:

Saturday Jun. 1, 2013

New book chapter published on racialized marketing & health inequality

Russell Sage has released Beyond Discrimination: Racial Inequality in a Postracist Era

Friday Oct. 26, 2012

RWJF Young Leader Award

Naa Oyo A. Kwate was one of 10 recipients of the first ever Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leader Award. The award recognizes leaders aged 40 or under for their exceptional contributions to improving the health of the nation.

Monday Oct. 15, 2012

New paper published

A new paper in the Review of Black Political Economy shows that Black real estate brokers in New York City face racial segregation in their real estate listings. The abstract is up on the publications page.

Monday Oct. 8, 2012

New paper published

A new paper in the Journal of Urban Health shows that predominantly Black areas of New York City have longer travel distances to a variety of retail stores, after controlling for key population characteristics including median income, subway ridership, retail demand and population density. The abstract is up on the publications page.

Sunday Aug. 26, 2012

Comings and goings

Congratulations to King Law for his new position as a Quality Management Data Analyst at Saint Clare's Hospital!

Monday May. 21, 2012

The next big ideas in science

Naa Oyo Kwate participated in the NIH Common Fund's invited Focus Forward workshop May 17-18. Scientists were asked to present ideas/programs for possible funding by the Common Fund.

Friday Apr. 13, 2012

Panel presentation at Columbia University

Naa Oyo Kwate presented on a panel titled, "Mapping Urban Foodscapes in New York City" at the meeting "Food, Culture, and Sustainability: New Directions for American Studies" on April 28th.

Thursday Jan. 12, 2012

Coming to a household near you!

The Black LIFE study is in the field! We are visiting randomly selected household addresses in Harlem and Bed-Stuy. If we visit you, we hope you'll participate!

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