Book chapters

Elsevier,

Biomaterials Science, 4E, 2020, Pages 77-82

This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 6 by describing properties of water and importance of water to biomaterials and biology.
Elsevier,

Music and the Aging Brain, 2020, Pages 107-149

This chapter addresses goal 3 by discussing music processing in dementia and the development of musical therapies.
Elsevier,

Three Facets of Public Health and Paths to Improvements: Behavior, Culture, and Environment, 2020, Pages 261-294

This book chapter advances SDG 5, 8 and 10 by explaining how the outsized role of women caregivers is attributed to historical, cultural, and social perspectives on gender and caregiving that perpetuate the gender inequalities in unpaid care work. In this chapter, the authors analyze women in unpaid work considering two regions: The United States and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). 
Elsevier,

Drought Early Warning and Forecasting, 2020, Pages 1-21

This chapter advances SDG 6, 11, and 13 by explaining how droughts have long played a major disruptive role in history, threatening the stability of human society. Here, we briefly review the relationship between civilizations and drought, stressing the link between agriculture and drought impacts.
Elsevier,

Antimalarial Agents, 2020, Pages 1-48

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 15 by explaining how malaria presents challenges that are heavily linked to multiple sustainability goals, and advances in drug-development is a key part of addressing future challenges here.
Elsevier,

Polymer Science and Innovative Applications, Materials, Techniques, and Future Developments, 2020, Pages 525-543

This chapter supports SDGs 2, 9 and 12 by discussing the critical role that polymeric materials play in terms of food packaging - increasing responsible consumption and sustainability, supporting transport of food, and reducing food waste. The chapter also highlights the latest developments in bio-based/biodegradable food packaging which offers a more sustainable route than traditional synthetic plastic food packaging.
Elsevier,

Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Volume 59, 2020, Pages 1-30

This chapter addresses SDG5, SDG10, and SDG16 by critically examining the concept of social essentialism and its adverse consequences for justice and equality, particularly around issues of race and gender.
Elsevier,

Three Facets of Public Health and Paths to Improvements: Behavior, Culture, and Environment, 2020, Pages 353-380

This book chapter advances SDG 3, 5, and 10 through its examination of structural racism in the provision of health care services to black women in racially segregated black communities
Elsevier,

Community Mental Health Engagement with Racially Diverse Populations, 2020, Pages 15-48

This chapter addresses SDGs 3 and 10 by addressing the disparities existing in mental healthcare in the US Latinx population.
Elsevier,

Community Mental Health Engagement with Racially Diverse Populations, 2020, Pages 113-132

This chapter addresses Goal 3 by exploring a faith-based mental health promotion (FBMHP) programme.

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