Arline T. Geronimus

Arline T. Geronimus

Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education, School of Public Health
Research Professor, Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research
Sc.D., Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health

arline@umich.edu

Dr. Geronimus originated the biopsychosocial theory of “weathering,” which posits that the health of African Americans is subject to early health deterioration as a consequence of social exclusion. Much of her scholarly work is related to developing and testing this framework.