Shanika A. Boyce, MD
Title Assistant Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Pediatrics
School College of Medicine
Address 1731 E. 120th Street

Telephone (323) 563-9387
Education & Training
NIH Awarded Grants
Project TitleProject NumberFY
1. Assari S, Boyce S, Akhlaghipour G, Bazargan M, Caldwell CH. Reward Responsiveness in the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study: African Americans' Diminished Returns of Parental Education. Brain Sci. 2020 Jun 19; 10(6).
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2. Assari S, Boyce S, Caldwell CH, Bazargan M. Minorities' Diminished Returns of Parental Educational Attainment on Adolescents' Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Problems. Children (Basel). 2020 May 18; 7(5).
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3. Boyce S, Bazargan M, Caldwell CH, Zimmerman MA, Assari S. Parental Educational Attainment and Social Environmental of Urban Public Schools in the U.S.: Blacks' Diminished Returns. Children (Basel). 2020 May 10; 7(5).
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4. Assari S, Boyce S, Caldwell CH, Bazargan M. Parental Educational Attainment and Black-White Adolescents' Achievement Gap: Blacks' Diminished Returns. Open J Soc Sci. 2020 Mar; 8(3):282-297.
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5. Assari S, Boyce S, Bazargan M, Caldwell CH. Mathematical Performance of American Youth: Diminished Returns of Educational Attainment of Asian-American Parents. Educ Sci (Basel). 2020 Feb; 10(2).
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6. Assari S, Boyce S, Bazargan M, Mincy R, Caldwell CH. Unequal Protective Effects of Parental Educational Attainment on the Body Mass Index of Black and White Youth. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 09 27; 16(19).
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Funding Opportunities

Click terms below for current NIH/NSF funding opportunities.
  • Pediatric Obesity

  • Social Determinants of Health

  • Educational Status

  • Health Status Disparities

  • Body Mass Index

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