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Jourdyn Lawrence

Jourdyn Lawrence Harvard University

Dr. Jourdyn Lawrence is a social epidemiologist and Health and Human Rights Fellow at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard. Her work aims to address racism as a cause of racial health inequities in the United States, mainly focusing on chronic health and aging-related outcomes. Jourdyn’s doctoral research examined measurement and methodological approaches in assessing how discrimination becomes embodied to contribute to racial inequities before clinical disease endpoints. Additionally, her research interests include social policy, perceived race, quantitative methods in social epidemiology, and scale development/measurement. Jourdyn studied social epidemiology in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at HSPH and holds a PhD in Population Health Sciences from Harvard University. Read more