The first multi-dimensional effort to quantify the disparities faced by African-American and Latino boys and men in California across a broad spectrum of health and social factors provides a disquieting outlook for their lives.
Estimates place effects on racial health disparities. Controlling for a single point-in-time measure of residential context results in a 15-76% reduction of black/white disparities in self-rated health not accounted for by individual-level controls.
Examines psychosocial correlates of unprotected sex without disclosure of HIV status among men who have sex with men and women, including relationships of race/ethnicity and psychosocial variables to unprotected sex without disclosure of HIV status.
Large racial disparities in completion rates from substance abuse treatment programs in urban settings remain largely unexplained, although evidence is accumulating that neighborhood conditions may influence individual substance abuse patterns and consequences.
This article examines the endorsement of conspiracy beliefs about birth control (e.g., the belief that birth control is a form of Black genocide) and their association with contraceptive attitudes and behavior among African Americans.
Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Education M.S.S.I. in strategic intelligence, National Intelligence University; M.S.M. in logistics management, Florida Institute of Technology; B.A. in history, University of Memphis