Join us every second Thursday of the month to discuss various aspects of racism and health.
Discussions take place from 12:00 - 2:00 PM PT in the Center for Health Sciences room 36-070. The articles will be sent at least one week prior to the meeting and can also be found here.
If you cannot attend Journal Club in person, please feel free to join via phone:
Dial (669) 900-6833
November 8, 2018
Topic: Racial discrimination and epigenetics
Brody GH, Miller GE, Yu T, Beach SR, Chen E. Supportive Family Environments Ameliorate the Link Between Racial Discrimination and Epigenetic Aging: A Replication Across Two Longitudinal Cohorts. PsycholSci. Apr 2016;27(4):530-541.
Moody DLB, Chang YF, Pantesco EJ, et al. Everyday Discrimination Prospectively Predicts Blood Pressure Across 10 Years in Racially/Ethnically Diverse Midlife Women: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation. Ann Behav Med. Sep 21 2018.
June 14, 2018
Topic: Place, Race, & Racial Violence
Gilmore, R. W. (2002). Fatal couplings of power and difference: Notes on racism and geography. The Professional Geographer, 54(1), 15-24.
Dawson, M. C. (2016). Hidden in Plain Sight: A Note on Legitimation Crises and the Racial Order. Critical Historical Studies, 3(1), 143-161.
Topic: Racism, Police violence, and (In)justice
This month, the Center will be collaborating with the Fielding School of Public Health Diversity Committee to host a discussion on racism, violence, and (in)justice based on Ta-Nehisi Coates' book Between the World and Me.
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM Location: CHS 16-030
May 10, 2018
Topic: Racism, legal status, and health disparities
Landale, N. S., Oropesa, R. S., & Noah, A. J. (2017). Experiencing discrimination in Los Angeles: Latinos at the intersection of legal status and socioeconomic status. Social science research, 67, 34-48.
Asad, A. L., & Clair, M. (2017). Racialized legal status as a social determinant of health. Social Science & Medicine.
April 12, 2018
March 8, 2018
Topic: Use of conventional statistical methods and big data to do research on racism and health
Chae, D. H., Clouston, S., Martz, C. D., Hatzenbuehler, M. L., Cooper, H. L., Turpin, R., ... & Kramer, M. R. (2017). Area racism and birth outcomes among Blacks in the United States. Social Science & Medicine.
Kaufman, J. S. (2017). Statistics, Adjusted Statistics, and Maladjusted Statistics. American journal of law & medicine, 43(2-3), 193-208.
February 8, 2018
Topic: Measuring racism in neighborhood effects research
Riley, A. R. (2017). Neighborhood disadvantage, residential segregation, and beyond—Lessons for studying structural racism and health. Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities, 1-9.
Slater, T. (2013). Your life chances affect where you live: A critique of the ‘cottage industry’ of neighbourhood effects research. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 37(2), 367-387.
January 11, 2018
Topic: Structural competency, racism, and medicine
Metzl, J. M., & Roberts, D. E. (2014). Structural competency meets structural racism: race, politics, and the structure of medical knowledge. Virtual Mentor, 16(9), 674.
Metzl, J. M., & Hansen, H. (2014). Structural competency: Theorizing a new medical engagement with stigma and inequality. Social Science & Medicine, 103, 126-133.
Braun, L. (2017). Theorizing Race and Racism: Preliminary Reflections on the Medical Curriculum. American journal of law & medicine, 43(2-3), 239-256.
Articles should be used for educational purposes only and are not to be distributed.