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Aalap Bommaraju

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

John Casterline

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Lazarus Professor

Department of Sociology

The Ohio State University

Cynthia Colen

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Associate Professor

Department of Sociology

The Ohio State University

Lisa Frazier

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Research Specialist

Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Evaluation Studies

The Ohio State University

Maria Gallo

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Professor

Division of Epidemiology

The Ohio State University

Jennifer Glaser

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Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Department of English

University of Cincinnati

Priya Gursahaney

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Assistant Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Cincinnati

Kristin Harlow

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Research Specialist

Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Evaluation Studies

The Ohio State University

Sarah Hayford

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Professor

Department of Sociology

The Ohio State University

Rudy Hightower II

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Senior Lecturer

College of Social Work

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Jessie Hill

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Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law

School of Law

Case Western Reserve University

Ayaz Hyder

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Assistant Professor

Division of Environmental Health Sciences

The Ohio State University

Farrah Jacquez

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Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

University of Cincinnati

Lisa Keder

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Vice Chair and Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Ohio State University

Michelle McGowan

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Research Associate Professor

Division of General and Community Pediatrics and Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati

Saira Nawaz

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Research Evaluator

Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Evaluation Studies

The Ohio State University

Abby Norris Turner

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Associate Professor

Division of Infectious Diseases and Division of Epidemiology

The Ohio State University

Carolette Norwood

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Associate Professor

Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

University of Cincinnati

Tamika Odum

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Assistant Professor

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Meredith Pensak

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Assistant Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Cincinnati

Katherine Rivlin

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Assistant Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Ohio State University

Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson

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Assistant Professor

Division of Epidemiology

The Ohio State University

Mikaela Smith

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Research Scientist

College of Public Health

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Sarah Bostic

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Molly Broscoe

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Jeremy Brenner-Levoy

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Christina Bijou

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

The Ohio State University

Jessica Callahan

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Research Assistant

College of Public Health

The Ohio State University

Ayesha Casie Chetty

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Payal Chakraborty

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Ph.D. Student

Division of Epidemiology

The Ohio State University

Shibani Chettri

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Ph.D. Student

Division of Epidemiology

The Ohio State University

Anna Church

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

The Ohio State University

Danielle Czarnecki

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Maralyn Doering

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Victoria El-Hayek

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M.D. Student

College of Medicine

The Ohio State University

Claire Forrestal

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B.S. Student

College of Public Health

The Ohio State University

Bucky Foster

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B.S. Student

College of Medicine

The Ohio State University

Morgan Gimblet

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Graduate Research Assistant

Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

University of Cincinnati

Hillary Gyuras

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Research Assistant

College of Public Health

The Ohio State University

Anne Heuerman

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M.S. Student

College of Medicine

University of Cincinnati

Orlaith (Orla) Heymann

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Ronald Inglehart

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M.D./Ph.D. Student

College of Medicine

The Ohio State University

Elaina Johns-Wolfe

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Emily Kim

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M.D. Student

College of Medicine

University of Cincinnati

Kaiting Lang

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Ph.D. Student

Division of Epidemiology

The Ohio State University

Juliana Madzia

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M.D./Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Kelsey Mello

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M.A. Student

Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

University of Cincinnati

Zoe Muzyczka

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Dennis Pales

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B.Sc. Student

College of Arts and Sciences

The Ohio State University

Pragi Patel

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M.D. Student

College of Medicine

The Ohio State University

Karrington Rainey

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Undergraduate Research Assistant

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Sachika Singh

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M.A. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Sydney Taylor

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M.P.H. Student

College of Medicine

University of Cincinnati

Kierra Toney

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Ph.D. Student

Department of Sociology

University of Cincinnati

Eva Warren

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Graduate Research Assistant

Department of Sociology

The Ohio State University

Sara Zandvakili

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B.S. Student

College of Medicine

University of Cincinnati

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