Book chapters

Elsevier,

Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease, 2021, Pages 49-88

This chapter addresses SDG 10 and SDG 3 by discussing the substantial disparities that exist in CKD and ESRD populations across race, ethnicity, and social class, and describes the role that social risks play in the development of CKD and ESRD and in their disparate impact on low-income and racial/ethnic minority populations.
Elsevier,

Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Volume 175, 2020, Pages 437-448

This ties into SDG 5 on gender equality by establishing a need for general recommendations and guidelines toward precision and sex/gender medicine, with regard to dosage, tolerability, interactions and side effects, sensitivity of diagnostic tests, and distinct treatment strategies.
Elsevier,

Gastroparesis, 2021, Pages 494-505

This book chapter advances SDG 3 by explaining how gastroparesis is a disorder with slowed or inhibited movement of stomach contents into the small intestine. It has long been recognized that the female gender is more prone to gastroparesis, though the significance of this remains a mystery and has not been completely elucidated.
Elsevier,

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, Volume 94, 2020, Pages 1-34

This chapter advances SDG 3 by providing an overview of novel probiotic-related concepts and the scientific evidence that supports their bioactivities as well as the possible mechanisms underlying their health-promoting effects.
Elsevier,

Obesity, 2020, Pages 117-139

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 10 by explaining how to develop a comprehensive understanding of the epidemiology of obesity, and that it is important to consider the social circumstances and environmental exposures that are related to obesity, given that these contribute to a combined 20% of premature deaths.
Elsevier,

Cross-Cultural Family Research and Practice, 2020, Pages 249-285

Efforts to provide a normed standard for what constitutes intimate partner violence, child abuse, and neglect have clashed with attempts to recognize the impact of cultural variability on the experiences of family maltreatment. Contributing to SDGs 3 and 5, this chapter takes on this challenging intersection by answering vital questions about the operationalization of intimate partner violence and child maltreatment, including how to integrate the need for universal standards with considerations of cultural context.
Elsevier,

Genetics, Neurology, Behavior, and Diet in Dementia, The Neuroscience of Dementia, Volume 2, 2020, Pages 633-645

This chapter addresses goal 3 by examining the stigma that exists around dementia and how this has contributed to patient mistreatment, caregiver burnout, and inadequate research funding.
Elsevier,

Diagnosis and Management in Dementia, Volume 1, August 2020, Pages 3-15

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 17 by reviewing how to diagnosis mixed dementias.
Elsevier,

Diagnosis and Management in Dementia, Volume 1, August 2020, Pages 827-842

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 17 by discussing the potential impact of dementia on creativity, physical activity, and exercise participation and whether exercise and creativity may each exert individual effects on the maintenance and/or facilitation of cognitive health. This chapter explores the context of biological and theoretical mechanisms underlying dementia and provide recommendations for future research experiments unifying physical exercise and creative activities into tailored interventions designed to better comprehend this disease and perhaps counteract the devastating implications dementia prognoses present to optimal physical and mental functioning across the human life span.
Elsevier,

Diagnosis and Management in Dementia, Volume 1, August 2020, Pages 127-146

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 17 by focusing on providing a brief overview of genes associated with sporadic (late-onset) Alzheimer's disease (AD). Despite decades of research, no current and reliable test is currently available for the diagnosis of AD. Genetic biomarkers are promising for both diagnostic tools and tailored profiling therapy.

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