CityLab: What Urban Doctors Need to Understand About Patients’ Health

Judy Lubin, an adjunct professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at Howard University, says that current research shows that over 50 percent of a community’s health is determined by social factors. For instance, recent studies stress that one’s neighborhood is a strong determinant of well-being. The difference in life expectancy between St. Louis’s […]

NPR Marketplace: Smartphones Play Crucial Role For Black Lives Matter

Demonstrations tied to the Black Lives Matter movement continued through the weekend in cities all over the country. As they marched in — and sometimes blocked — streets, protesters used smartphones to organize, communicate, and document what was happening, as it was happening. Sociologist Judy Lubin said smartphones make the protest movement more accessible. “What […]

Essence Magazine’s 2016 Mind & Body Breakthrough Plan

Dr. Lubin is featured in Essence magazine’s January 2016 issue focused on helping readers achieve health, happiness and transformation on the inside and out. The special section called “Get Your Mind & Body Breakthrough!,” features tips from Dr. Lubin along with several other health and wellness experts including Dr. Garth Graham former Deputy Assistant Secretary, […]

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