Lori A. Francis
Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Center for Family Research in Diverse Contexts.
201 Biobehavioral Health Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802
Cultural health psychology; ecological and family systems theory in behaviour modification; developmental approaches to disease prevention in children and adolescents.
Sociocultural factors influencing the development of obesity in low-income and minority children, including family environment, neighborhood characteristics and socioeconomic status; family-based interventions to reduce and prevent obesity and related morbidities in children; understanding biobehavioral, family environmental and cultural factors that influence self-regulation of energy intake and body weight in young children.
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2003
BBH 302 Diversity and Health
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Lori Francis vitae
- Domains of Health and Behavior
- Populations of Special Interest