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Hernandez center family-related factors in her research, such as poverty and family structure, and their influence on food insecurity and food assistance program participation (i.e. indicators of poverty) and obesity. She also examines stress, social support, depression, and cardiovascular health. Hernandez primarily studies racial and ethnic minorities, women, and children and has contributed to the fields of child development, family, and public health.
No Jargon Podcast
Examines the effects of food insecurity and housing instability experiences during early childhood on adolescent anxiety and depressive symptoms through maternal depression and parenting stress.