Research Interests: Global urbanization and its impact on health, equity, and ecological sustainability in vulnerable populations, including historically under-served communities, such as urban slums in Nairobi, Kenya. Currently studying the impact of sustainable transportation infrastructure to increase physical activity indicators in wellness corridors of 3 under-served cities in Orange County; and the relationship between indigenous food systems and collective well-being of Adivasi communities in eastern India.
Research Interests: Sociology of Medicine and Alternative Medicine Social Psychology Research Methods
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