UCM Social Determinants of Health Lab

Overall Goal:

The Social Determinants of Health Lab at UC Merced focuses on environmental and social factors that affect health outcomes and health behaviors, paying particular attention to the ways in which social and environmental factors contribute to health inequalities.  This lab has a particular mission to examine the social determinants of health and the resulting health outcomes in California and the San Joaquin Valley.


Current Data Collection Spring 2016

UC Merced is part of a 4 site study looking at health related advertisements and their content. We are currently collecting advertisements from the UC Merced area.

Seeking Undergraduate Research Assistants for the 2015-16 School Year
Dr. G is recruiting undergraduate students to help her collect data during the 2015-16 school year. Please contact Dr. G at mgonzalez82@ucmerced.edu in order to get an application.