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 […]

Diverse Issues in Higher Ed: Rand Paul Brings Republican Party Message to Howard University

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Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) delivered a speech at Howard University as part of Republican efforts to remake their brand and reach out to minorities in the wake of Mitt Romeny’s failed presidential bid. Judy is quoted in this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article on Paul’s speech.

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