$400,000 Grant Awarded to Dr. Aesoon Park to Study Health Behaviors

09-30-2014

Aesoon Park to use grant to focus on teenagers of color.

 Article by: Sarah Scalese


 alt=Aesoon Park, a clinical psychologist and member of Syracuse’s Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Group, is the recipient of a three-year, $400,000 grant award from the National Institute of Health. Dr. Park will use the award to identify protective and risk factors associated with several health behaviors among African American teenagers. “Disparities in health outcomes across different racial groups are persistent and serious concerns in the U.S.,” says Park, who joined the Syracuse faculty in 2009. “As a first step to reducing health disparities, my study aims to identify psychosocial and biological factors that contribute to individual differences in health behaviors among African American youth.”


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