Medical Sociology; Illness and Inequality; Pain; Life Course; Quantitative Methods
Rui (Zoe) Huang is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology at the University at Buffalo. Her overall research interests center around the social disparities in health. Zoe is mainly interested in how the population’s health and well-being are shaped by social structure and social contexts. Her master’s project, “Health and Health Behaviors in China: Anomalies in the SES-Health Gradient?”, explores the socioeconomic patterns of various chronic conditions and health behavioral risk factors in Chinese sociocultural context.