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2014-15 Interdisciplinary Research Seminars: Carolina Population Center

Fall 2014

All seminars are held from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. in Room B005, 206 W. Franklin Street unless otherwise noted.

September 5
New Methods for Soliciting Responses to Sensitive Questions: Evidence from Adolescent Surveys in Ethiopia
Dr. David Lindstrom, Professor of Sociology, Brown University
Room B005 W. Franklin Street

September 12
Psychosocial Influences on Clinical Outcomes Among Adults Living with HIV
Dr. Brian Pence, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, UNC-CH
Room B005 W. Franklin Street

September 19
MEASURE Evaluation: The Next Five Years
Dr. Jim Thomas, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center; Director, MEASURE Evaluation
Room B005 W. Franklin Street

September 26
Economic Boom, Population Aging, and Policy Shift: What’s Ahead for China?
Dr. Yong Cai, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center
Room B005 W. Franklin Street

October 3
The Demography of Natural Disasters: What Can We Learn from DesInventar?
Dr. Mark Montgomery, Professor of Economics, Stony Brook University; Senior Associate, Population Council
Room B005 W. Franklin Street

October 10
Compression of Morbidity: Change over Time in the Morbidity Process
Dr. Eileen Crimmins, AARP Professor of Gerontology, University of Southern California
Room B005 W. Franklin Street

October 24
Incorporating Geographic Context into Randomized Controlled Trials: The Case of the Oral Cholera Vaccine
Dr. Michael Emch, Professor and Chair of Geography, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center
Room B005 W. Franklin Street

October 31
Environmental Contaminants and Inequality in Chronic Disease Morbidity: Arsenic and Cardiometabolic Risk
Dr. Michelle Mendez, Assistant Professor of Nutrition, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center
Room B005 W. Franklin Street

November 7
Social, Biological, and Environmental Linkages
Dr. Linda Adair, Professor of Nutrition, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center
Room B005 W. Franklin Street

November 14
Intergenerational Socioeconomic and Cultural Determinants of Latino Health: The NINOS Study
Dr. Allison Aiello, Professor of Epidemiology, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center
Room B005 W. Franklin Street

November 21
"Flash Presentations"
Room B005 W. Franklin Street


The spring 2015 interdisciplinary research seminar series begins on January 9, 2015.