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Public Health Research Seminar: Structural and Social Determinants of Dietary Behaviors in Black Women – Implications for Obesity Prevention
September 16, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmFree
Presented by Angela Odoms-Young, PhD
Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois, Chicago
Associate Director, UIC Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion
Black women have the highest prevalence of obesity in the United States. Evidence suggests that social and structural determinants of health (SSDOH) are important in shaping dietary behaviors. Yet, few obesity interventions focus beyond the individual level. This presentation explores implications of the SSDOH for healthy eating and weight management in Black women.