Spatial clustering of type 2 diabetes and associated determinants of health in American Indian youth

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:00am to 12:00pm

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During this webinar, Dr. Hockett will present results from a secondary analysis identifying spatial clustering of type 2 diabetes on an American Indian Reservation and the social determinants of health associated with increased incidence of type 2 diabetes. Dr. Hockett 's research uses surveillance, observational, and community-based intervention methodology to understand how prenatal exposures and behaviors influence infant and childhood health outcomes, specifically in the areas of obesity, diabetes, and child development. Her ultimate goal is to reduce health disparities among rural and American Indian populations.

About the speaker

Christine Wey Hockett, PhD, is Director of Community Research at the Center for Pediatric & Community Research, Avera Research Institute and an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine in Rapid City. 

About this webinar series

This webinar is funded by NIDDK through the Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Diabetes Translation Research (CAIANDTR; P30 DK092923). CAIANDTR is a part of the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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