Health and Population

2019 Mar 28

Meredith Rowe: Socioeconomic disparities in early language development: Predictors, consequences and considerations for intervention

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 9 Bow Street
Social Demography Seminar (SDS) presentation by Meredith Rowe, Saul Zaentz Professor of Early Learning and Development at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. Read more about Meredith Rowe: Socioeconomic disparities in early language development: Predictors, consequences and considerations for intervention
2019 Mar 07

Jason Boardman: A sociological perspective on the utilization of polygenic risk scores across racial and ethnic groups in the United States

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 9 Bow Street
Social Demography Seminar (SDS) presentation by Jason Boardman, Professor of Sociology and director, Health & Society Program, Institute of Behavioral Science at University of Colorado Boulder. Read more about Jason Boardman: A sociological perspective on the utilization of polygenic risk scores across racial and ethnic groups in the United States
2019 Feb 14

Robbee Wedow: The new genetics of sexual orientation: How large-scale genetic data can help us understand our social world

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 9 Bow Street

Social Demography Seminar (SDS) presentation by Robbee Wedow, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University.

 

Abstract

While large-scale genetic data have transformed the biological sciences, these data are only now beginning to...

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2019 Jan 31

Deborah Carr: Love hurts? Family relationships and older adults’ emotional well-being

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 9 Bow Street

Social Demography Seminar (SDS) presentation by Deborah Carr, PhD, professor and department chair of sociology at Boston University.

Abstract:

Social relationships are a well-documented correlate of health and well-being, although emerging...

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