Research Studies

Current Projects

My World, My Heart
teenagersThe purpose of this study is to develop a more comprehensive understanding of the emergence of socioeconomic disparities in cardiovascular heart disease (CHD) risk. To that end, we focus on an economically diverse sample of youth, and investigate disparities at multiple levels in multiple systems (immunologic, neural, and psychosocial).


Mentoring and Health Study
The purpose of this study is to investigate the health effects of mentoring, both mentees and mentors, as well as psychosocial pathways explaining these effeMEntoring-works-piccts.