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Stephanie Hernandez’s research agenda focuses on health disparities and barriers to health care in the United States. Her research utilizes a categorical operationalization of intersectionality to examine the health of adults with multiple or intersecting minoritized racial, ethnic, and sexual identities. Stephanie’s current work investigates the relationship between minoritized identity, stress, and cardiovascular disease.  

Research Interests

Health disparities, population health, sexual and gender minority health


Robert Hummer, Carolyn Tucker Halpern