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Lauren Gaydosh
Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology
Sociology
lgaydosh@unc.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Gaydosh's research investigates the life course determinants of population health disparities from a biosocial perspective.

Dr. Lauren Gaydosh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Faculty Fellow at the Carolina Population Center.

Dr. Gaydosh's primary research focuses on better understanding the role of early life environments in shaping health across the life course. This work integrates social, contextual, and biological data from population-based longitudinal studies to examine how inequalities in the social environment get under the skin to create health disparities. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the US Fulbright Program. Dr. Gaydosh received her PhD in Sociology, Demography, and Social Policy from Princeton University in 2015.

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