Unraveling Health Disparities

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Improving our understanding of factors contributing to disparities in chronic musculoskeletal pain will require investigations at all levels of analyses from environmental to biological. Additionally, research capturing risk and resilience factors and exploring similarities as well as differences is essential moving forward.

Associated Publications

Applying the NIA Health Disparities Research Framework to Identify Needs and Opportunities in Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Research. PMID: 34280570.

Elucidating Factors Contributing to Disparities in Pain-Related Experiences Among Adults With or at Risk for Knee Osteoarthritis. PMID: 36910251

Relationships Between Chronic Pain Stage, Cognition, Temporal Lobe Cortex, and Sociodemographic Variables. PMID: 33720889

Resilience, Pain, and the Brain: Relationships Differ by Sociodemographics. PMID: 33606287

Relationships Between Pain, Life Stress, Sociodemographics, and Cortisol: Contributions of Pain Intensity and Financial Satisfaction. PMID: 33403312

Knee Pain Trajectories Over 18 Months in Non-Hispanic Black and Non-Hispanic White Adults with or at Risk for Knee Osteoarthritis. Full article.