Dr. Kwarteng is committed to developing interventions that work towards addressing social factors that contribute to racial health disparities. As a member of the MCW Cancer Center Community Advisory Board’s Prevention and Healthy Communities (PHC) workgroup, she plans to identify potential community partners to develop community-engaged interventions that address risk factors relating to disparities in cancer survival.
She has published several articles on neighborhood characteristics and health outcomes in journals such as the Journal of Public Health and the American Journal of Health Promotion.
(Kwarteng JL, Schulz AJ, Mentz GB, Israel BA, Perkins DW.) J Urban Health. 2017 12;94(6):791-802.
(Sealy-Jefferson S, Slaughter-Acey J, Caldwell CH, Kwarteng J, Misra DP.) SSM Popul Health. 2016 Dec;2:656-661.
(Kwarteng JL, Schulz AJ, Mentz GB, Israel BA, Shanks TR, Perkins DW.) Am J Health Promot. 2018 02;32(2):423-431.
(Schulz AJ, Mentz GB, Kwarteng J, Israel BA, Gamboa C, Sand SL, Gaines C, Reyes AG, Rowe Z.) Health Promot Pract. 2017 Jan;18(1):62-74.
(Kwarteng JL, Schulz AJ, Mentz GB, Israel BA, Shanks TR, Perkins DW.) J Biosoc Sci. 2016 11;48(6):709-22.
(Kwarteng JL, Schulz AJ, Mentz GB, Zenk SN, Opperman AA.) J Public Health (Oxf). 2014 Sep;36(3):358-67.