A first-authored article that Allecia published in 2016 in the journal Social Science & Medicine was selected by the editors as one of the most impactful articles of the year. Here is a link to the journal’s announcement: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/social-science-and-medicine/social-science-medicine-most-impactful-articles. This publication addresses discrimination as a possible factor that contributes to excessive weight gain in pregnant Black and Latina women.