Seed award will fund research exploring association of greenspace with mental and physical health among pregnant women

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By examining the relative contributions of varying measures of green space exposure hypothesized to be associated with mental and physical health during pregnancy, investigators hope to develop the types of assessments that capture the relevant environmental features that will permit a better understanding of the mechanisms that underpin associations between greenspace exposure and birth outcomes.

PI: Diana Grigsby-Toussaint, Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences; Center for Health Equity Research
Co-PIs: Patrick Vivier, Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Emergency Medicine; Kevin Mwenda, Assistant Professor of Population Studies, Associate Director, Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)

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