Research

Elsevier,

Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, Volume 50/Issue 2, March-April 2021, pages 115-118

This article advances SDG 4 and 5 by exploring the gender disparity among Canadian interventional radiologists, highlights the attrition of women through their radiology training, and discusses recruitment strategies to increase diversity in this rewarding field.
Elsevier,

Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Volume 46, March 2021, Pages 267-271

Maternity leave policies can have a profound impact on working mothers’ well-being and career advancement. This research note takes a mixed-methods approach to study maternity leave policies and practices in the US contributing to knowledge on SDG 5.
Elsevier,

Geography and Sustainability, Volume 1, Issue 1, March 2020, Pages 59-69

Soil organic carbon (SOC) in croplands is a key property of soil quality for ensuring food security and agricultural sustainability, and also plays a central role in the global carbon (C) budget. Contributing to SDGs 13 and 15, this article discusses how croplands have a large potential to sequester C through implementing better land use management practices, which may partially offset SOC loss caused by climate change.
Elsevier,

Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change, 2021.

This book chapter advances SDGs 13, 12 and 15 by discussing climate change and its causes and effects on water resources and implications for adaptation.
Elsevier,

Biomass, Biofuels, Biochemicals - Circular Bioeconomy, Feb 2021, Pages

Circular bioeconomy has a big role to play in goals towards cleaner energy and more sustainable industrial practices. In addition, the carbon capture opportunities it offers holds promise for supporting climate goals. This book chapter advances SDGs 7, 9 and 13.
XpertHR
Traditional approaches to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) issues have serious shortcomings, according to new research by global HR analyst Josh Bersin and his team. This XpertHR article covers topics related to SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).
Elsevier,

American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 2021, ISSN 0272-6386,

This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by showing that there are well-documented, longstanding racial and ethnic disparities in the burden of kidney disease, and there is an urgent ethical imperative for the nephrology community to disrupt this incessant trajectory of inequity.
Elsevier,

Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America, Volume 41, Issue 1, February 2021, Pages 33-52

This article advances SDGs 3 and 13 by explaining the defining concern and challenge for medical science worldwide to the continuously increasing burden of ill-health, low quality of life, and socioeconomic inequality arising because of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).
Elsevier,

Young-Jin Choi, Kyung Suk Lee, Jae-Won Oh, The Impact of Climate Change on Pollen Season and Allergic Sensitization to Pollens, Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America, Volume 41, Issue 1, 2021, Pages 97-109,

Climate change represents a massive threat to global health that could affect many disease factors in the twenty-first century. Among previous reports, climate change influences the development of asthma and allergic diseases and influences pollen productions that induce allergic manifestations. This article supports SDG 3 and 13.
Elsevier,

Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America, Volume 47, Issue 1, February 2021, Pages 1-20

This articles advances SDGs 3 and 10 by explaining how osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 350 million individuals worldwide (15% of the population). It is estimated that 32.5 million US adults have clinical OA of their knee, hip, or hand,with the most common sites being knee and hip. OA most likely represents a final common pathway of many different factors including genetics, environment, and biomechanical contributors.

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