Center for Women's Health and Health Disparities Research
Fathima Wakeel, PhD, MPH, a post-doctoral researcher in the University of Wisconsin Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology-affiliated Center for Women's Health and Health Disparities Research, appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Larry Meiller Show on Thursday, August 15, 2013. Dr. Wakeel discussed her research in the area of “personal capital”— a set of internal resources (such as self-esteem and mastery, or a sense of control over circumstances) and social resources (such as partner support, social network support, and neighborhood support) that may help women better cope with stress during pregnancy.
Archived audio of the interview is available.
Read more about Dr. Wakeel’s research.
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