Linda M. Chatters, Ph.D.

  • Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education
  • Professor, School of Social Work
  • Faculty Associate, Program for Research on Black Americans


Dr. Chatters' interests include the role of religion as a protective factor for physical and mental health and social support systems within African American communities. Some of the projects she is currently involved in are:

Church-based Assistance and Older Blacks

African American Mental Health Research Program

Solidarity and Support within Three-Generational Families

National Survey of American Life

Risk and Protective Factors of Depression Among Racial Groups

Religion and Suicidal Behavior Among Black Americans


Email: Dr. Chatters

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