The Embodying Race(ism) lab is driven by the question, “how does social inequality affect human health and how can we intervene?”. Integrating theoretical perspectives from the social sciences with epidemiological methods in public health we examine how social inequality in the US shapes population health, with a particular focus on the health of racial/ethnic groups and immigrants. Our research interrogates how race and social inequities have been deeply embedded into our nation’s culture and institutions and trace the biosocial mechanisms by which these inequities get “under the skin” to affect health across the lifecourse. The lab is led by Dr Aresha Martinez-Cardoso, Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at UChicago

Embodying Race(ism) Lab grows!

This summer, the Embodying Race(ism) lab is honored to work with a fantastic group of undergraduate and graduate students from across the University of Chicago. Learn about our team members here and learn how to Get Involved if you’d like to be part of our team in the future.