Working Papers

1. White-Means, S., Henley, D., Wilson, K., Lipova., S., Wicks, M.., & Rice, M.(2012). Challenges to Breast Cancer Disparity Elimination in Memphis, Tennessee. Presented at the 2012 NIMHD Summit on The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities; Building a Healthier Society Integrating Science, Policy, and Practice. National Harbor, Maryland Abstract Abstract  Microsoft Word link icon

Breast Cancer

2. Rice, M., Wicks, M., & White-Means, S. (2013). Is Health Affected by Living In a High Poverty Neighborhood? Abstract  Microsoft Word link icon

3. White-Means, S., Rice, M., & Wicks, M. (2013). Stress and Health Behaviors in a Poverty Stricken Community Cohort. Abstract  Microsoft Word link icon

Publications and Projects

  1. White-Means, S. (2013). Health Disparities. In Encyclopedia of Race and Racism (2nd ed. pp.297-307).Retrieved from  external link icon
  2. White-Means, S., Brown, L., Dong, Z., and Hufstader, M. (2009). Cultural Competency. Race and Skin Tone Bias Among Pharmacy, Nursing, and Medical Students: Implications for Addressing Health Disparities. Medical Care Research and Review. (vol 66 no. 4 pp. 436-455). Doi: 10.1177/1077558709333995 Article by Dr. White-Means on Cultural Competency
  3. Brandi Franklin, Ashley Jones, Dejuan Love, Stefane Puckett, Justin Macklin; Shelley White-Means. “Exploring mediators of food insecurity and obesity: a review of recent literature.” Journal of Community Health, 37 (1): 253-264. Food Security Article by CHEER Summer Students
  4. University of Tennessee Health and Science Center, Tennessee Department of Health, and Tennessee State University (2006). The Burden of Heart Disease and Stroke in Tennessee. Retrieved from The Burden of Heart Disease and Stroke in Tennessee.

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