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HONORS, AWARDS, GRANTS RECEIVED
2013-2014 Harvie Branscomb Distinguished Professor Award, Vanderbilt University
2010-1014 "Health Disparities and the Stress Process," National Institute on Aging and OBSSR, $4,025,100
2009 Distinguished Research Professor Award, Florida State University
2008 Chair, Medical Sociology Section American Sociological Association
2005-2009 "Ethnic Contrasts in Mental Health and Substance Problems," National Institute on Drug Abuse, $900,000
2004 Named Marie E. Cowart Professor of Sociology and Epidemiology, Florida State University
2003-2008 "Physical Disability and Drug Use: Longitudinal Analyses," National Institute on Drug Abuse, $3,125,000
2002 Leo G. Reeder Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Field of Medical Sociology
2000-present ISI most highly cited list, including 10 Citation Classics
1999-2005 "Physical Disability, Mental Health and Drug Abuse," National Institute of Mental Health, $3,300,000
1998 Award for Lifetime Scholarly Contribution in Mental Health, American Sociological Association
1997-2003 "Drug Use Trajectories: Ethnic/Racial Comparisons," National Institute on Drug Abuse, $4,500,000
1997 Award for the "best publication" in Mental Health, American Sociological Association for calendar years, 1995-1996. Turner, R. Jay, Blair Wheaton and Donald A. Lloyd "The Epidemiology of Social Stress," American Sociological Review, 1995, vol. 60, 104-125(An ASR "greatest hits")
1996 Chair, Mental Health Section of the American Public Health Association
1995 Third Floor Sociology Department Offices (University of Toronto) named the R. Jay Turner Research Suite.Dedicated and Plaque installed May, 1995
1993 Rema Lapouse Award for “significant contributions to the scientific understanding of the epidemiology and control of mental disorders.” Given by the Mental Health, Epidemiology, and Statistics sections of the American Public Health Association.
Mental Health/Substance Use Problems
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Turner, R. Jay. 2010. "Understanding Health Disparities: The Promise of the Stress Process Model," In Advances in the Conceptualization and Study of the Stress Process: Essays in Honor of Leonard I. Pearlin, 3-21. Springer: New York.
Turner, R. Jay and Robyn Lewis. 2009. “"Social Support and Mental Health." In Teresa Scheid and Tony Brown (eds), A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health: Social Contexts, Theories, and Systems, 200-213. Cambridge University Press: New York.
Turner, R. Jay, Glover, Regan, Hutto, Pamela and David Russell. 2007. "The Social Distribution and Antecedents of Anger Proneness." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 48: 68-73.
Turner, R. Jay, Lloyd, Donald A. and John Taylor. 2006. "Physical Disability and Mental Health: An Epidemiology of Psychiatric and Substance Disorders." Rehabilitation Psychology 51(3): 2124-223.
Turner, R. Jay, Donald A. Lloyd and John Taylor. 2006. "Stress Burden, Drug Dependence,and the Nativity Paradox among U.S. Hispanics." Drug & Alcohol Dependence 83:79-89.