ethics

Racialization in Testosterone Research

This project uses a mix of qualitative and computational methods to examine how population terms are used in testosterone research and the impact that this has on racial disparities in biomedical and behavioral research.
sts race gender networks qualitative ethics

The Growth of Diversity in Biomedical Research

This ongoing collaborative project with Catherine Lee (Rutgers Sociology) uses computational text analysis to study the use of diversity and population terms in ~2.6M biomedical abstracts from 1990-2020
sts race nlp viz ethics

Gentrification in Fairfax County, VA

This is a collaborative project where my team at the UVA Biocomplexity Institute used predictive modeling to examine and hopefully mitigate gentrification risk across Fairfax County, VA.
geospatial policy research predictive modeling viz ethics

Molecularization at the Intersections

In my dissertation, I examined how biomedical researchers produce racialized claims about testosterone, prostate cancer, and health disparities in biomedical research.
sts networks race health qualitative ethics

Hair, Hormones, and Haunting

In this collaborative paper with Liz Carlin (CUNY), we examine how polycystic ovary syndrome is racialized in biomedical research.
sts race gender health qualitative ethics