Social Determinants of Health, Social Risks, and Social Needs
Social determinants of health (SDH) and their individual-level health-related social needs (HRSN) are increasingly recognized as important components of health, health care, and health outcomes. In this work we use a variety of state and nationwide data sources to evaluate the use and utility of clinically documented social risks and social needs.
Research Investigator & Adjunct Assistant Professor of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
My research interests include health disparities, health inequities, social determinants of health, and complex chronic conditions.
Introduction: Health-related social needs are known drivers of health and health outcomes, yet work to date to examine health-related …
Health Status and Chronic Disease Burden of the Homeless Population: An Analysis of Two Decades of Multi-Institutional Electronic Medical Records
Health-Related Social Needs and Increased Readmission Rates: Findings from the Nationwide Readmissions Database
Background: While health-related social needs (HRSN) are known to compromise health, work to date has not clearly demonstrated the …