As a Behavioral Medicine and Community Psychologist, Jason is interested in exploring the multidimensionality of religiosity and spirituality with particular attention to African Americans, and how religion influences health outcomes, racial/ethnic health disparities, health promotion and wellness, health decision-making, and prevention programming.
For more information on current research projects and collaborations, please review Jason's CV for updated news and directions.
Also, visit to see what the Social Determinants of Health Inequity (SoDHI) Lab at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County is accomplishing.
Moody, D.L.B., Leibel, D.K., Darden, T.M., Ashe, J.J., Waldstein, S.R., Katzel, L.I., Liu, H.B., Weng, N.P., Evans, M.K., & Zonderman, A.B. (2019). Interpersonal-level discrimination indices, sociodemographic factors, and telomere length in African-Americans and Whites. Biological psychology, 141, 1-9.
Pantesco, E.J., Leibel, D.K., Ashe, J.J., Waldstein, S.R., Katzel, L.I., Liu, H.B., Weng, N.P., Evans, M.K., Zonderman, A.B., & Moody, D.L.B. (2018). Multiple forms of discrimination, social status, and telomere length: Interactions within race. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 98, 119-126.