Department of Pediatrics

Health Disparities Laboratory in Pediatric Psychology


Current Research Areas


Impacts of COVID-19 on Children's Health
Current projects are examining the impacts of COVID-19 on parents' social and financial well-being and Latinx college students' mental health.

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Type 1 Diabetes among Youth
Current Research will develop and pilot test a family- and community-based intervention to improve glycemic control among African American and Hispanic school-aged children with type 1 diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) in Youth
Current research will explore youth and parent perspectives on self-management of T2D.


Research Education Programs


Our current Research Education Programs focus on increasing participation in health disparities research careers among psychology graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and increasing the participation of scholars from underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds in research related to the mission of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders for a mentoring and leadership development program for scholars who are from groups underrepresented in research careers.


New Studies Now Enrolling!


Our lab has several new studies that are now enrolling participants. Visit the " Projects" section of our site to see what's happening!

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Lab News


Stay up-to-date on news from the Health Disparities Laboratory in Pediatric Psychology.

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