Crystal Adams, Ph.D.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Merrick Building, Room 121G
c.adams1@miami.edu
(305) 284-6762

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                             Last Updated On:  October 2017


EDUCATION
  • M.P.H., Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 2013

    Ph.D., Sociology, Brown University, 2012

    M.A., Sociology, Texas Tech University, 2006

    B.S., Sociology, Texas A&M University, 2003


PRIMARY DEPARTMENT
  • Sociology


RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Medical Sociology, Community-Based Participatory Research, Public Health, Health Policy, Qualitative Methods


RECENT COURSES TAUGHT
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

    SOC 480 Health Disparities 


SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Adams, Crystal and Shameka Thomas. "Alternative Prenatal Care and Birth Methods Among the African-American Community." Forthcoming at Sociology Compass. 

Adams, Crystal, & Harder, Brittany M. 2017. "Diet, exercise... and drugs: social constructions of healthy lifestyles in weight-related prescription drug advertisements." Critical Public Health, 1-11

Adams, Crystal. 2016. "Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs can Inform the Public and Improve Health." JAMA Oncology 2(11): 1395-1396. 

Adams, Crystal. 2016. "Fair Balance and Adequate Provision in Direct-to-Consumer Prescription Drug Online Banner Advertisements: A Content Analysis." Journal of Medical Internet Research 18(2):e33 

Murphy, John W., Karen A. Callaghan, Crystal Adams, Berkely Franz, and Tashina Vavuris. 
"St. Mark Community Health Project Program Report." 2015. Report submitted to the Minister of Health's Office in St. George's, Grenada