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21) #BlackHistoryMonth Dr. Roland J. Thorpe Jr.

Dr.Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., PhD, MS is the Johns Hopkins Professor in the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society. He is also the founding  Director of the Program of Men’s Health Research in the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions (HCHDS), Deputy Director of HCHDS, and Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Dr. Thorpe is a social epidemiologist whose research focuses on the association of how social determinants of health impact health and functional outcomes among men across the life course and how stress can be a contributing factor to the incidence of Alzheimer’s in Black males.


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