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April 2021

Transgender women’s perceptions of HIV cure-related research

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On Monday, April 12th at 9am Pacific /12pm Eastern, the lead author of that article, Dr. Tonia Poteat, will discuss with us the results from this qualitative investigation into transgender women's perceptions of HIV cure-related research. Please register for this Zoom meeting here: https://bit.ly/3cwNvID After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. BTW, the same email will also provide a way for you to submit questions prior to the meeting on the 12th. And be…

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The Gendered Navigation of Work and Family Life through Social Upheaval

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“The Gendered Navigation of Work and Family Life through Social Upheaval” Wednesday, April 14th 1:00-2:00pm EST   Zoom Link: https://unc.zoom.us/j/92253738104   Abstract: The 1900 generation became adults in the prosperous 1920s and then lived through the Great Depression and World War II, all the while navigating work and family ideals and realities. Rarely before studied, the 1900 generation reveals important insights into the roots of gendered work-family tensions. Their pioneering experiences forged through a massive economic downturn and war have…

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Ross Boyce: Geography as Destiny: Malaria in the Highlands of Western Uganda

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On April 16, 2021, Ross Boyce, a Fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, will present "Geography as Destiny: Malaria in the Highlands of Western Uganda" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2020-21 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. This year, the CPC Interdisciplinary Research Seminars will be open to both CPC members and Social Epidemiology program members.

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Nancy Krieger: COVID-19, structural racism, embodied histories, and the two-edged sword of data: structural problems require structural solutions

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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On April 23, 2021, Nancy Krieger, Professor of Social Epidemiology, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the HSPH Interdisciplinary Concentration on Women, Gender, and Health., Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will present "TBD" as part of the Carolina Population Center's 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series.

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J. Richard Udry Distinguished Lecture: Teresa Seeman: Aging Trajectories Through Biopsychosocial Lens

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The J. Richard Udry Distinguished Lecture will be held on April 30, 2020.

Teresa Seeman, PhD, will present "Aging Trajectories Through Biopsychosocial Lens." Seeman is Professor of Epidemiology at the Fielding School of Public Health and of Medicine in the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

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June 2021

ORWH COVID-19 Webinar Will Cover Intersectionality and Structural Inequality During Public Health Crises

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

On June 24, 2021, ORWH will host “Analysis and Action: Applications of Intersectionality in COVID-19,” the second webinar in the “Diverse Voices: COVID-19, Intersectionality, and the Health of Women” speaker series. Speaking are authors of two American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) articles on intersectionality: Lisa Bowleg, Ph.D., M.A., of George Washington University and Tonia Poteat, Ph.D., M.P.H., PA-C, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Bowleg will discuss her commentary piece in AJPH titled “We’re Not All in This Together:…

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August 2021

CANCELED: Michael H. Esposito: Racism and Quantitative Counterfactual Inference: Historical and Life-Course Examples

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Michael H. Esposito

This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled for the spring semester. On August 27, 2021, Michael H. Esposito, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, will present "Racism and Quantitative Counterfactual Inference: Historical and Life-Course Examples" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Dr. Esposito's research examines how structural racism shapes population health. His work investigates how macro-level economic, social and ideological systems---and the institutions that comprise them---are arranged in…

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September 2021

Colloquium: Alexis Dennis, UNC Sociology Odum Award Winner

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Racial Differences in the Influence of Socioeconomic Resources on Depressive Symptomatology across the Early Life Course. Prior scholarship documents that having more socioeconomic resources is associated with better mental health. Yet, accumulating work shows that Black Americans do not consistently receive the same mental health returns to greater socioeconomic resources as White Americans. Using structural equation modeling (SEM) techniques, I analyze a sample of Black and White young adults from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add…

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Mark Hayward: Understanding Recent Trends in Dementia Prevalence for Older Black and White Americans

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Mark Hayward

On September 10, 2021, Mark Hayward, Professor of Sociology and the director of the Population Health Initiative at the University of Texas at Austin, will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Dr. Hayward also serves as the Training Director of the Population Research Center. He recently served as the the president of the Southern Demographic Association, chair of the Aging and Life Course section of the American Sociological Association, and is the chair…

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Rebecca Kreitzer: Unplanning Pregnancy: The Politics of Contraception Deserts

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Rebecca Kreitzer

On September 17, 2021, Rebecca Kreitzer, Associate Professor of Public Policy and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present "Unplanning Pregnancy: The Politics of Contraception Deserts" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. This is a project with Candis Watts Smith (Duke), Kellen Kane (UNC Policy PhD student), Tracee Saunders (former UNC Policy undergrad, now PhD student at Iowa). Dr. Kreitzer's research focuses on…

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