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How professional socialization and practice characteristics shape culturally competent care
For this research, I used a sociological framework that draws on theoretical and empirical works that seek to understand health disparities and the social organization of health care. My purpose is to understand the factors ...
A preliminary examination of the associations among worksite environment, worksite health culture, and modifiable employee health risk
In recent years, the focus of worksite health promotion has begun to shift from the individual employee to the worksite environment and health culture. The purpose of this study was to examine the cross-sectional associations ...
Social-emotional dysfunction in middle school students: The role of anxiety on the experience of peer victimization and eating disorder symptoms
This study explored the impact of anxiety and its subtypes on the relation between peer victimization and eating disorder risk within an early adolescent sample in the context of the Social Information Processing model. ...
Urban green spaces and community participation: Geographies of health and community
This research explored ways in which urban green space is valued among residents of the ethnically diverse neighborhoods of southeast Nashville, with emphasis on examining the ways in which these values influence motivation ...
Latina and Black Women's Perceptions of the Dietetics Major and Profession
Racial and ethnic groups remain underrepresented in undergraduate health profession education programs and careers, such as nutrition and dietetics (Sullivan, 2004). Overwhelmingly, 82 percent of dietitians are White, three ...