Category Archives: work
We are holding our dissemination conference on Wed. 2nd February 2011 in Edinburgh, UK . It’s going to be very exciting as we’ll be presenting some of the preliminary findings from our 2 year study on how to modify health … Continue reading
A little fear mongering never hurt anyone, which explains why the NY Times published this article yesterday on the hazards of a sedentary lifestyle. It was the cat picture that really inspired me to probe further (cat picture reproduced for … Continue reading
Ethnic considerations in asthma diagnosis and care are quite complex. We are still unclear as to the relative contribution of environment and genes leading to episodes of asthma or wheeze; however, we do know that ethnic minority groups experience disproportionate … Continue reading
I’ve added a new Readings page to my blog. I want this to be a living document, incorporating relevant readings from my work on the topics of ethnicity, identity, health and society. Please comment, critique and contribute. Thanks.
I’m currently writing a paper with my colleague on how to increase the racial diversity in clinical trials. From the title itself, you can tell there’s a tension in terminology. Writing from a UK institution for a USA-based journal challenges … Continue reading