Welcome to the Social Epidemiology Research Group in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health. The goal of our research is to effectively address the impact of disease risk in ethnic minority and vulnerable populations. We aim to accomplish this goal by examining individual-level risk factors associated with disease onset within the context of social and environmental influences.



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Congratulations to Dr. Sandra!

medium_Sandra.JPGCongratulations to Dr. Sandra Darfour-Oduro on her graduation! Dr. Diana Grigsby was able to hood Sandra. What a great accomplishment!

Sleep apps and Behavior

Members of Social Epidemiology Research Group recently published an article examining the integration of behavior change constructs in commercially available sleep apps. Dr. Grigsby-Toussaint, Graduate students JongCheol Shin and Dayanna Reeves (MS, 2016) and undergraduate student Ariana Beattie worked with colleagues at NYU School of Medicine. See more about the paper here.