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Work, Family and Health: Understanding Diverging Trends in Life Expectancy
April 29, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
On Monday, April 29th, Lisa Berkman, PhD, will present Work, Family and Health: Understanding Diverging Trends in Life Expectancy as part of the J. Richard Udry Distinguished Lecture series at Carolina Population Center.
Berkman is the Director of the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, the Director of Harvard’s PhD program in Population Health Sciences, and the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population. She is the principal investigator of the Health and Aging Study in Africa: A Longitudinal Study of an INDEPTH Community in South Africa (HAALSI), funded by the National Institute on Aging. She recently served as co-PI on the Work, Family & Health Network, a study on workplace practices and employee and family health.
This presentation is part of the J. Richard Udry Distinguished Lecture series. Dick Udry’s research was highly innovative and interdisciplinary—features that he embedded in the Carolina Population Center’s practices and culture as its Director. In recognition of his enduring contributions, CPC named its distinguished lecture series in his honor. Previous presenters have included Dr. Douglas Massey, Professor of Sociology at Princeton University (2018) and Dr. John Bongaarts, Vice President and Distinguished Scholar of the Population Council (2017).