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PhD Student Publication Highlights


Doctoral students at the Brown School publish widely in peer-reviewed journals. The following listing is a selection of 2017 publications in which our doctoral students are first authors. Links to the students’ academic websites are included when possible.


Banks, A., Fields, L., O’Dwyer, C., Scott, M.L., & Joe, S. (2017). Treating mental illness among diabetic Black male adolescents: A review. Research on Social Work Practice. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049731517702746

Becker, H. V., Eaton, J. C., & Iannotti, L. L. (2017). “Changing Food Environments and Health Outcomes: Quantifying the Nutrition Transition in Global Nutrition Research.” The FASEB Journal, 31 (1 Supplement), 639-51.

Dunnigan, A., Thompson, T., Jonson-Reid, M., & Drake, F. (in Press). Chronic Health Conditions and Children in Foster Care: Determining Demographic and Placement-related Correlates. Journal of Public Child Welfare. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15548732.2017.1339655

Eaton, J. & Iannotti, L. (2017). Genome-nutrition Divergence: Evolving understandings of the malnutrition spectrum. The FASEB Journal, 31(1), Supplement 639.24

Halvorsen, C. (2017). Bridging social innovation and social work: Balancing science, values, and speed. Research on Social Work Practice. 27(2), 129-130. doi:10.1177/1049731516658353

Hooley, C. (In Press). A familiar friend: The impacts of the master thesis over four formative career phases. Smith College Studies in Social Work.

Marcal, K. E. (2017). A theory of mental health and optimal service delivery for homeless children. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 34, 349-359. doi:10.1007/s10560-016-0464-2

Morshed, A.B., Dodson, E.A., Tabak, R.G., & Brownson, R.C. (2017). Comparison of research framing preferences and information use of state legislators and advocates involved in cancer control, United States, 2012–2013. Preventing Chronic Disease, 14:160292. doi:10.5888/pcd14.160292.

Motley, R., Sewell, W., & Chen, Y.C. (2017). Community Violence Exposure and Risk-taking Behaviors among Black Emerging Adults: A Systematic Review. Journal of Community Health, 42(5) 1069-1078.

Wang, Y., Chen, Y.C., Shen, H.W., & Morrow-Howell, N. (2017). Neighborhood and depressive symptoms: A comparison of rural and urban Chinese older adults. The Gerontologist. doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnx063

Williams, M.A., & Guz, S.R. (2017). Four macro level interventions that combat the school-to-prison-pipeline. Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education, 2 (1).

Wong, R., & Harris, J.K. (2017). Geospatial distribution of local health department tweets and online searches about Ebola during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. doi:10.1017/dmp.2017.69

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