Hope Landrine, PhD

Hope Landrine


office: Center for Health Disparities, 1800 W 5th Street, Medical Pavilion 6
phone: 252-744-5051
email: landrineh@ecu.edu

Hope Landrine, PhD is Director of the ECU Center for Health Disparities, and Professor of Public Health and of Psychology. Her research focuses on racial and ethnic disparities in health and health behaviors. She has published more than 109 articles and books on these topics, obtained more than $10 million in research grants, and has received seven national awards for her research, including the 2012 American Psychological Association Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished, Lifetime Contributions to Research on Ethnic Minorities.


  • BA, Psychology, Westminster College (New Wilmington, PA)
  • PhD, Psychology (Clinical), University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Social Psychology, Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • National Cancer Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention & Control, University of Southern California School of Medicine (Los Angeles, CA)

Areas of Interest

  • Cancer disparities
  • Residential segregation
  • Racial and healthcare discrimination
  • Immigration and acculturation
  • Disparities in cigarette smoking and cancer screening
  • Disparities in obesity and physical activity

Selected Recent Publications

Hall MB, Eden T, Bess JJ, Landrine H, Corral I, Guidry JJ, Efird J. (In press). Shop-based Health Program Planning. Journal Health Disparities Research and Practice.

Efird JT, Gudimella P, O'Neal WT, Griffin WF, Landrine H, Kindell LC, Davies SW, Sarpong DF et al (In press). Comparison of Risk of Atrial Fibrillation among Black versus White Patients Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. American J Cardiology.

Efird JT, Griffin WF, Davies SW, O'Neal WT, Anderson, EJ, Crane PB, Shiue KY, O'Neal JB, Landrine H, Kindell LC, et al (In press). Risk Factors for Intra- and Post-Operative Inotrope Use among Patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.

Corral, I., Landrine, H., Hall, M.B., Bess, J.J., Mills, K.R., Efird, J. (In press). Residential segregation and overweight/obesity among African-American adults: A critical review. Frontiers in Public Health: Epidemiology; 3:169. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00169

Landrine, H., Corral, I., Hall, M.B., and Bess, J.J., Efird, J. (2015). Self-rated health, objective health, and racial discrimination among African-Americans. J Health Psychology. April 22; Epub ahead of print; pii: 1359105315580465.

Efird J, Griffin W, Sarpong D, Davies S, Vann I, Koutlas N, Crane P, Landrine H, Kindell L, Iqbal Z, Ferguson T, Chitwood R, Kypson A, Anderson E (2015). Increased Long-Term Mortality among Black CABG Patients Receiving Preoperative Inotropic Agents. Int. J. Environ. Res. Pub. Health.

Efird J., O'Neal WT, Griffin WF, Anderson EJ, Davies SW, Landrine, H., O'Neal JB, Shiue KY, Kindell LC, Ferguson BT, Chitwood WR, Kypson AP. (2015). Increased Coronary Artery Disease Severity in Black Women Undergoing Coronary Bypass Surgery. Medicine, 94 (7):e552.

Efird JT, Landrine, H., Shiue KY, O'Neal WT, Podder T, Rosenman J, Biswas T. (2014). Race, insurance type, and stage of presentation among lung cancer patients. SpringerPlus, 3:710-717.

Landrine, H., and Corral, H. (2014). Advancing research on racial-ethnic health disparities: Improving measurement equivalence in studies with diverse samples. Frontiers in Public Health: Epidemiology, 2 (282): 1-22. December, 2014; doi:10.3389/fpub.2014.00215.

Landrine, H., and Corral, I. (2014). Targeting Cancer Information to African-Americans: The trouble with talking about disparities. Journal of Health Communication, 20(2):196-203.

Johnson, T.P, Shariff-Marco, S., Willis, G., Cho, Y. I., Breen, N., Gee, G. G., Krieger, N., Grant, D., Alegria, M., Mays, V. M., Williams, D. R., Landrine, H., et al. (2014). Sources of Interactional Problems in a Survey of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination. International Journal of Public Opinion Research. Published September, 2014, Epub ahead of print.

Landrine, H., and Corral, I. (2014). Sociocultural Correlates of Cigarette Smoking among African-American Men vs. Women: Implications for culturally-specific cessation interventions. J Health Psychology. Published August, 2014, Epub ahead of print, doi: 10.1177/1359105314542821.

Corral, I., Landrine, H., and Zhao, L. (2014). Residential segregation and obesity among a national sample of Hispanic adults. Journal of Health Psychology, 19(4), 503-508.

O'Neal, W.T., Efird, J.T., Landrine, H., Anderson, C. A., Davies, S. T., O'Neal, J. B., Kindell, L. C., Ferguson, B., Chitwood, W. R., and Kypson, A. P. (2014). The Effect of Preoperative β-blocker use and race on long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. Jun;28(3):595-600. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2013.06.009.