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photo: PhD Alum Dr. Sarah Knerr Researching Ethnic Variation in Obesity Causation Beliefs

Dr. Sarah Knerr Researching Ethnic Variation in Obesity Beliefs

New research by Health Services PhD alumna Dr. Sarah Knerr​ and other UW SPH researchers suggests that Hispanic women are less likely to believe that genetics is a trigger for the chronic disease – largely due to cultural variation in health beliefs.   read more...

photo: Courtney Segal Awarded PCORI Travel Award

Courtney Segal Awarded PCORI Travel Award

Health Services doctoral student Courtney Segal was one of 45 graduate trainees invited to attend the pre-conference workshop and the PCORI Annual Meeting in Washington, DC from October 31-November 2, 2017.   read more...

photo: Dr. India Ornelas Awarded $3 Million R01 to Study Mental Health Disparities in Mexican Immigrant Women

Dr. India Ornelas Awarded $3 Million R01 for Latina Health Disparities

Congratulations to Health Services professor Dr. India Ornelas on being awarded an NIH R01 award for her project "Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma (ALMA): A Randomized Control Trial of an Intervention to Reduce Mental Health Disparities in Mexican Immigrant Women."   read more...