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Physical Activity and Personal Agency

McAuley, Edward. (2010, April 22) Aging and Well-Being: Physical Activity and Personal Agency [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

In 2010, Dr. Edward McAuley was the Shahid and Ann Carlson Khan Professor in Applied Health Sciences with appointments in the Departments of Psychology, Kinesiology and Community Health, and Internal Medicine, as well as in the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at UIUC. He is a fellow... more

From Mouse to Man to Medicine

Caryn, Lerman. (2009, Dec. 1) Nicotine Dependence Treatment: From Mouse to Man to Medicine [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

An expert in transdisciplinary and translational tobacco control research, Dr. Lerman studies genetic influences on tobacco use and their implications for developing successful smoking prevention and treatment programs. She is deputy director of the Abramson Cancer Center and co-director of Pennsylvania’s Center for Excellence in Cancer Communication Research. She also directs the NIH-funded Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center at the... more

Trickett, Ed. (2009, April 15). Ecological Theory and Community Intervention: The Devil is in the Details [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Trickett was Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Community and Prevention Research Division in the Psychology Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). 

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Jackson, James. (2008, Dec. 3) A Life-Course Perspective on Physical and Mental Health Disparities [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Jackson’s research focuses on issues of racial and ethnic influences on life course development, attitude change, reciprocity, social support, and coping and health among blacks in the Diaspora. He is directing the most extensive social, political behavior, and mental and physical health surveys on the African American and Black Caribbean populations ever conducted, “The National Survey of American Life” and the “The Family Survey across Generations and Nations,” and the “... more

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