Hope Walker

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Children reared in unfavorable socioeconomic circumstances show increased susceptibility to the chronic diseases of aging when they reach the fifth and sixth decades of life. One mechanistic hypothesis for this phenomenon suggests that social adversity in early life programs biological systems in a manner that persists across decades and thereby accentuates(More)
Estrogen has well known effects on sexual behavior, however the role of the estrogen receptors (ER) alpha and beta on sexual behavior remains to be fully determined. This study investigated the individual and co-operative involvement of ERalpha and beta on sexual behaviors in the adult female rat. Subtype selective ER agonists, propyl-pyrazole triol (PPT;(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined associations of asthma management-related beliefs and behaviors with immune markers and clinical outcomes in a sample of 66 children with asthma (ages 9-18 years). METHODS Children and parents were interviewed about asthma management beliefs and behaviors. Immune measures included stimulated production of cytokines implicated(More)
Attached please find a copy of the subject audit report. The primary objective was to review the Commission's implementation of GPRA. This encompassed reviewing documents, conducting interviews, and evaluating the framework of the strategic plan. The auditors determined that, while the Commission has made significant strides in meeting GPRA requirements, a(More)
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