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Community-Based Interventions in Underserved Populations

Dr. Rob Newton’s research interests center on addressing health disparities in African American children, adults, and older adults. Although much of his work involves developing physical activity promotion interventions, he also engages in weight loss studies. Dr. Newton utilizes community-based and technology-based interventions to address health disparities. Currently, Dr. Newton…

Health Psychology in the United States: A Population Health Approach

Stephen Bezruchka, MD MPH University of Washington Department of Global Health As an emergency physician, faculty at the University of Washington, author of several books on traveler’s guides to managing health while abroad, and avid globetrotter, Dr. Bezruchka offers a dynamic perspective on the global pandemic and the possible role…

Predoctoral training grant renewed

A long-running predoctoral training program in cognitive aging has received a five-year grant renewal from the National Institute on Aging, which will fund the program through its 20th year.