CCDTR Associate Director Dr. Monica Peek quoted in Medpage Today article

May 11, 2015 – Dr. Monica Peek was quoted in a Medpage Today article entitled “ZIP Codes and Waistlines: Location, Location, Location.” The article discusses findings from a team of researchers not affiliated with the CCDTR who analyzed data from the Dallas Heart Study, a cohort of more than 3,000 adult residents residing in Dallas County. Dr. Peek was interviewed about her reaction to the study’s findings that people who move to lower income neighborhoods often gain weight.

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