Publications

2021
Urzúa, A., Caqueo-Urízar, A., Henríquez, D., & Williams, D. R. (2021). Discrimination and Health: The Mediating Effect of Acculturative Stress. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , 18 (10), 5312. urzua_et_al._discrimination_and_health_the_mediating_effect_of_acculturative_stress_ijerph_2021.pdf
Slopen, N., & Williams, D. R. (2021). Resilience-promoting policies and contexts for children of color in the United States: Existing research and future priorities. Development and Psychopathology , 33 (2), 614-624. slopen_williams_-resilience-promoting-policies-and-contexts-for-children-of-color-_2021.pdf
Rodgers, J., Cuevas, A. G., Williams, D. R., Kawachi, I., & Subramanian, S. V. (2021). The relative contributions of behavioral, biological, and psychological risk factors in the association between psychosocial stress and all-cause mortality among middle- and older-aged adults in the USA. GeroScience , 43 (2), 655–672. rodgers_et_al._therelativecontributionsofbeha_2021.pdf
Priest, N., & Williams, D. R. (2021). Structural Racism: A Call to Action for Health and Health Disparities Research. Ethnicity & Disease , 31 (Suppl 1), 285-288. priest_williams_structural_racism_call_to_action_ethnicity_disease_2021.pdf
Lavizzo‑Mourey, R. J., Besser, R. E., & Williams, D. R. (2021). Understanding and Mitigating Health Inequities— Past, Current, and Future Directions. New England Journal of Medicine , 384 (18), 1681-1684. lavizzo-mourey_et_al._understanding_and_mitigation_health_disparities_nejm_2021.pdf
Shonkoff, J. P., Slopen, N., & Williams, D. R. (2021). Early Childhood Adversity, Toxic Stress, and the Impacts of Racism on the Foundations of Health. Annual Review of Public Health , 42, 115-134. shonkoff_et_al._childhood_adversity_toxic_stress_racism_2021.pdf
Yip, T., Chen, M., Y. Wang,, Slopen, N., Chae, D., Priest, N., & Williams, D. R. (2021). Linking Sleep and Discrimination and Profiles with Biomakers: An Investigation in the MIDUS Study. Comprehensive Psychoneuroendocrinology , 5 100021. yip_et_al._linking_discrimination_and_sleep_with_biomarker_profiles-midus_study_2021.pdf
Barrington, D. S., James, S. A., & Williams, D. R. (2021). Socioeconomic Correlates of Obesity in African-American and Caribbean-Black Men and Women. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities , 8 (2), 422-432. barrington_et_al._socioeconomic_correlates_of_obesity_in_african-american_and_caribbean-black_men_and_women_2021.pdf
Mateo, C. M., & Williams, D. R. (2021). Racism: A fundamental driver of racial disparities in health care quality. Nature Reviews Disease Primers , 7 20. mateo_williams_racism_health_care_2021.pdf
Bowen, D. J., Poole, S. F., White, M., Lyn, R., Flores, D. A., Haile, H., & Williams, D. R. (2021). The role of stress in breast cancer incidence: risk factors, interventions, and directions for the future. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , 18 (4), 1871. bowen_et_al._stress_and_breast_cancer_ijerph_2021.pdf
Razai, M. S., Kankam, H. K. N., Majeed, A., Esmail, A., & Williams, D. R. (2021). Mitigating ethnic disparities in covid-19 and beyond. BMJ , 372, m4921. bmj_2021_razai_et_al_covid_19_uk_.pdf
Cuevas, A. G., Mann, F. D., Williams, D. R., & Krueger, R. F. (2021). Discrimination and anxiety: Using multiple polygenic scores to control for genetic liability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , 118 (1), e2017224118. cuevas_et_al._discrimination_and_anxiety_pnas_2021.pdf
Thurber, K. A., Walker, J., Batterham, P. J., Gee, G. C., Chapman, J., Priest, N., Cohen, R., et al. (2021). Developing and validating measures of self-reported everyday and healthcare discrimination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults. International Journal for Equity in Health , 20 (14), 1-10. thurber_et_al_validation_discrim_measures_2021_ijeh.pdf
2020
Williams, D. R., & Cooper, L. A. (2020). COVID-19 and Health Equity—A New Kind of “Herd Immunity". JAMA , 323 (24), 2478–2480. williams_cooper_jama_editorial_june_23-30_2020.pdf
White, K., Bell, B. A., Huang, S. J., & Williams, D. R. (2020). Perceived Discrimination Trajectories and Depressive Symptoms Among Middle-Aged and Older Black Adults. Innovation in Aging , 4 (5), igaa041. white_et_al._discr._depressive_symptoms_middle-aged_older_black_adults_innovation_in_aging_2020.pdf
Cuevas, A. G., Ong, A. D., Carvalho, K., Ho, T., Chan, S., Allen, J. D., Chen, R., et al. (2020). Discrimination and systemic inflammation: A critical review and synthesis. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity , 89, 465–479. cuevas_et_al._racial_differences_smoking_status_menthol_consumption_among_latinos_ethnicity_health_2020.pdf
Cuevas, A. G., Ortiz, K., Lopez, N., & Williams, D. R. (2020). Assessing racial differences in lifetime and current smoking status & menthol consumption among Latinos in a nationally representative sample. Ethnicity & Health , 25 (5), 759–775. cuevas_et_al._racial_differences_smoking_status_menthol_consumption_among_latinos_ethnicity_health_2020.pdf
Mateo, C. M., & Williams, D. R. (2020). Addressing Bias and Reducing Discrimination: The Professional Responsibility of Health Care Providers. Academic Medicine , 95 (12), S5-S10. mateo_williams_more_than_words_acad_med_2020.pdf
Mateo, C. M., & Williams, D. R. (2020). More Than Words: A Vision to Address Bias and Reduce Discrimination in the Health Professions Learning Environment. Academic Medicine , 95 (12), S169-S177. mateo_williams_more_than_words_acad_med_2020.pdf
McKenzie, J. A., Younger-Coleman, N. O., Tulloch-Reid, M. K., Govia, I., Bennett, N. R., McFarlane, S. R., Walters, R., et al. (2020). Ideal Cardiovascular Health in Urban Jamaica: Prevalence Estimates and Relationship to Community Property Value, Household Assets and Educational Attainment. BMJ Open , 10 (12), e040664. mckenzie_et_al._jamaica_ideal_cav_hlth_and_ses_bmj_open_2020.pdf

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