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Professors in the News: Naa Oyo A. Kwate profiled in Rutgers Today

Jan 1, 2012

Environmental factors in many predominantly African-American communities – neighborhoods fortified with bullet-proof glass and barbed wire, for example, and bus ads aggressively pushing the glories of alcohol -- have long been suspected of playing a role in residents’ mental and emotional health.

Now, armed with a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, a Rutgers researcher is exploring the effects of multiple layers of racism on an individual’s immune system as well...

To see the article by Fredda Sacharow here:
To learn more about Naa Oyo Kwate’s research, visit her web site: .


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