Thurston’s findings stress importance of targeting economically disadvantaged women in fight against heart disease

Rebecca Thurston, former RWJF scholar at the Pop Center, has co-authored a study recently published in Stroke, a journal of the American Heart Association, on the link between consistently low socioeconomic status in midlife and heart disease later in life.

Home and Workplace Environments

Former Harvard RWJF Health & Society scholar, Mahasin Mujahid, investigates relationships between home and workplace neighborhood environments in his recent study, “Home and work neighborhood environments in relation to body mass index: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)“.