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CANCELED: Beyond Discrimination: Why Vigilance Matters for Population Health
January 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Due to the travel uncertainty associated with the recent snowfall and winter weather, the January 19 CPC interdisciplinary seminar is cancelled. We plan to reschedule Professor Lee’s talk during fall 2018.
Dr. Hedwig Lee, Professor of Sociology, Washington University in St. Louis
Hedwig (Hedy) Lee is a Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis. She received her BS in Policy Analysis from Cornell University in 2003 and her PhD in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009. After receiving her PhD, she was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health from 2009 to 2011. She also holds a courtesy joint appointment at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis and is an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington Department of Sociology in Seattle. She is broadly interested in the social determinants and consequences of population health and health disparities. Her recent work examines the impact of chronic stress on health and health disparities.