Neighborhoods and the Social Environment
How neighborhoods, communities, and the political/social environment shape access to resources (social, cultural, and economic) linked to health.
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State Desegregation Efforts and Black-White Disparities in Dementia
Dr. Katrina Walsemann receives Alzheimer’s Association grant to examine how state-level variation in the timing and completeness of school desegregation efforts across the U.S. South relates to Black-White disparities in the prevalence of dementia among older adults.