Karis Hawkins

What’s one common misconception about your area of research that you’d like to dispel? This research is about going deeper and combining a wealth of knowledge to understand and identify the root of the population health disparities we already know about.

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Evaluating Race in Air Pollution and Health Research: Race, PM2.5 Air Pollution Exposure, and Mortality as a Case Study

In this recent publication, Margaret T. Hicken, Devon Payne-Sturges, and Ember McCoy build on recent discussions in the epidemiology and environmental epidemiology literature more specifically, to provide a detailed discussion of the meaning of race, the race variables, and the cultural and structural racism that some argue are proxied by race variables.

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