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Emory researchers examine the connection between redlining, environmental hazards, and Emory’s research

Emory researchers examine the connection between redlining, environmental hazards, and Emory’s research

Lauren McCullough, an associate professor of epidemiology at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, says the effects of redlining can be felt across multiple industries. McCullough also explained Monday’s Closer Look how redlining, although illegal and outlawed in 1960s, is still an issue.

McCullough Leah MoubadderRose Scott, second-year doctoral student at Rollins talked to alumnus about the topic with Rose Scott, program host. ResearchThis sheds light on the relationship between redlining and environmental hazards in East Atlanta and stressors in East Atlanta. Redlining and breast cancer.

McCullough explained that in order to develop interventions to improve the health outcomes of these populations, it is necessary to understand which inventions are appropriate in these neighborhoods.

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Moubadder also spoke about her research on redlining and air pollution, and the possible solutions to the lingering effects of redlining.

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