Research - Book chapters

Elsevier,

Plastics to Energy, 2019, Pages 469-505

This book chapter addresses goals 12, 14 and 15 by discussing the debate surrounding the role of biodegradable plastics in solving plastic solid waste accumulation and assisting the transition toward a circular economy, in turn encouraging more sustainable communities and responsible consumption.
Elsevier,

Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat (2nd edition), 2020, Pages 35-61

This book chapter addresses goals 14, 13 and 6 by looking at climate change and the threats to deep sea benthic habitats.
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,

Starting At the Beginning, Laying the Foundation for Lifelong Mental Health, 2020, Pages 31-42

This chapter addresses Goal 3 by exploring stressors that adversely affect healthy cultural identification and adjustment in children causing mental health disparities.
Elsevier,

Starting At the Beginning, Laying the Foundation for Lifelong Mental Health, 2020, Pages 239-272

This chapter addresses Goal 3 by discussing child-relevant mental health policies.
Elsevier,

Microorganisms for Sustainable Environment and Health, 2020, pages 383-400

Food safety concerns every food handling facility and is intricately woven with food nutrition. There are many factors that can make food incongruous for the consumption of humans. Contributing to SDGs 2 and 3, this chapter highlights the different scenarios related to food in respect of microorganism growth, different types of food poisoning caused by different sources, like microbial contamination, pesticides residues, improper handling of food, personal unhygienic practices, and their safety measures.
Elsevier,

Rosenberg's Molecular and Genetic Basis of Neurological and Psychiatric Disease (Sixth Edition), Volume 1, 2020, Pages 283-297

This chapter addresses Goal 3 by discussing the genetic relationship between Alzheimer's disease and Down Syndrome.
Elsevier,

Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Systems, Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes, 2020

This book chapter addresses SDGs 15, 12, and 11 by discussing the conservation of terrestrial, freshwater, and coastal/marine ecosystems, and how to identify global percent protection goals.
Elsevier,

Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Systems, Encyclopedia of the World`s Biomes, 2020

This book chapter addresses goals 15, 13 and 11 by discussing how deserts are biodiverse places where life thrives in the extreme.
Elsevier,

Mental and Behavioral Health of Immigrants in the United States, Cultural, Environmental, and Structural Factors, 2020, Pages 157-178

This chapter addresses Goal 3 by examining the mental health of immigrants in the United States.

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