Lauren White, MPH, is a Joint PhD Student in Social Work and Social Psychology. Broadly, her research reflects the goal of working alongside marginalized communities in the development and application of knowledge to reduce mental health disparities, with special attention to social and cultural determinants of health. Lauren’s current research focus involves suicide prevention in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities, with a focus on applying research about effective messaging and behavior change to promote novel and inclusive community based suicide prevention efforts.
|firstname.lastname@example.org||B660 SSWB||University of Michigan|
School of Social Work
1080 S. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
|2018||MPH||University of Washington, Seattle|
|2012||BS||Oklahoma State University, Stillwater|
Kuhn, N., Sarkar, S., White, L. A., Hoy, J., McCray, C., & Lefthand-Begay, C. (2020). Decolonizing risk communication: Indigenous responses to COVID-19 using social media. Journal of Indigenous Social Development, 9(3), 193-213.
Kapos, F. P., White, L. A., Schmidt, K. A., Hawes, S. E., & Starr, J. R. (2020). Risk of non‐syndromic orofacial clefts by maternal rural‐urban residence and race/ethnicity: A population‐based case‐control study in Washington State 1989‐2014. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.
Rogers, L. O., Kiang, L., White, L. A., Calzada, E. J., Umaña-Taylor, A. J., Byrd, C., Williams, C. D., Marks, A., & Whitesell, N. (2020). Persistent concerns: Questions for research on ethnic-racial identity development. Research in Human Development.
Williams, C. D., Byrd, C. M., Quintana, S. M., Anicama, C., Kiang, L., Umaña-Taylor, A. J., Calzada, E. J., Gautier, M. P. Ejsi, K., Tuitt, N. R., Martinez-Fuentes, S., White, L. A., Marks, A., Rogers, L. O., & Whitesell, N. (2020). A lifespan model of ethnic-racial identity. Research in Human Development.
Trout, L., McEachern, D., Mullany, A., White, L., & Wexler, L. (2018). Decoloniality as framework for Alaska Native youth suicide prevention: Promoting community conversations about research to end suicide. American Journal of Community Psychology, 62(3-4), 396-405.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106