SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Session 148: Dimensions of Health and Environmental Contexts
Room: Riverside Suite

Sponsors: Environment and Technology
Health, Health Policy, and Health Services

Organizer: Danielle Christine Rhubart, University of Dayton

Presider &

Discussant: Debora Paterniti, Sonoma State University

Description:  This session includes papers that utilize unique research methods or teaching techniques to examine relationships between context, environmental problems, and health.


“What Role Does Gentrification Play on the Relationship between the Food Environment and Childhood Obesity in New York City? An Exploration of Social Factors on Individual Health Outcomes,” Brennan Rhodes-Bratton, Columbia University

“Taste and Waste: Elementary and Middle School Children’s Experiences with School Lunch,” Blake J.  Martin, North Carolina State University, Lillian MacNell, Campbell University, Sarah Bowen, North Carolina State University and Sinikka Elliott, University of British Columbia

“Defining Health Risks of Climate Change as a Social Problem,” Hyung Sam Park, University of Central Florida

“Role-playing Ibsen’s ‘Enemy of the People’ as a Teaching Tool for Environmental Sociology and Public Health,” Lillian MacNell, Campbell University