Creating Change to

Advance a Culture of Health

The Multidimensionality of Racial/Ethnic Socialization:

Racial Discrimination, John Henryism, and Depression among African Americans

Obesogenic Dietary Practices of Latino and Asian Subgroups of Children in California:

What Can We Learn About the Ebola Outbreak from Tweets?

Do Age & SES Matter? A Mix-method Exploration of Social Media Use during Good & Bad Times

New Connections Webinar Series Presentation (January 2015)

Alumna Linda Charmaraman, PhD (NC 2013) and researchers studied differences in the utilization of social media and mobile phone technology by age and socioeconomic status (SES) among adolescents.

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Exploring Culturally Based Intrafamilial Stressors among Latino Adolescents

Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Studies (December 2014)

In an exploratory qualitative study New Connections network member David Córdova, PhD, and colleagues, used a grounded theory approach to uncover the effects of acculturative differences..

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Urban vs. Rural Differences in Prescription Opioid Misuse among Adults in the United States

International Journal of Drug Policy (October 2014)

New Connections network member, Khary K. Rigg, PhD, and grantee Shannon M. Monnat, PhD, collaborated on a study addressing the misuse of prescription opioids and its contributing factors by geographic classification..

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TXT Me I’m Only Sleeping

Fam Community Health (2014)

New Connections scholar Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD (NC 2007) and researchers examined the correlations between teen sleeping patterns and cell phone usage at bedtime. Under the premise that nighttime cell phone use is a health risk, interfering with sleep onset, quality, and duration..

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