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Rebecca Hasson, Ph.D

Current Employment: Postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Preventive Medicine at University of Southern California (primary mentor: Michael I. Goran, Ph.D.). In September I will be a Kellogg Health Scholar at the Center on Social Disparities in Health at the University of California San Francisco (mentor: Paula Braveman, MD, MPH).

Tasks for current position: Research; Examining the underlying mechanisms that contribute to health inequalities in racial and ethnic minority communities.

Recent papers:

Hasson, R.E., P.S. Freedson, B.Braun. Use of continuous glucose monitoring in normoglycemic, insulin resistant women. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol., 108(6):1181-1187, 2010.

Hasson, R. E., J. Haller, D. M. Pober, J. Staudenmayer, and P. S. Freedson. Validity of the Omron HJ-112 pedometer during treadmill walking. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc., 41(4): 805–809, 2009.

Hasson, R.E., P.S. Freedson, B. Braun. Postexercise insulin action in African American women. Journal of the National Medical Association 2006; 98:1832-1839.

Grants

“Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research”, awarded to Dr. Goran. National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute research grant # 3U54CA116848-05S3, 09/01/2009- 8/31/2009. Total costs: $89,557 Role: Training Fellow

Other

Health and Wellness Advisor for City Scholars Foundation located in Los Angeles, CA.

Contact

Rebecca E. Hasson, Ph.D.
Preventive Medicine
University of Southern California
2250 Alcazar Street CSC#213
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: (323) 442-2385
Fax: (323) 442-4103
Email: rhasson@usc.edu