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Large collaboration explores social determinants of health in humans and other social mammals

May 22, 2020

Humans are highly social animals; we require connections with others. Social adversity is closely linked in health and mortality outcomes, and much research over the past decade has revealed that the social environment we live in, both in the earliest parts of life and later on in adulthood, is one of the strongest predictor of…

Meet Postdoctoral Scholar Grace Noppert

October 11, 2019

[caption id="attachment_15466" align="alignright" width="225"] Grace Noppert[/caption] Name: Grace Noppert Current title: Postdoctoral Scholar Years affiliated with CPC: 2018 - present Website: What projects are you currently working on? My work focuses on understanding social disparities in biological aging and biomarker-measured health, with a particular focus on the role of infections in these processes. I…

CPC Scholar Gutierrez awarded RSF grant: The ACA and the Demography of the U.S. Criminal Justice Population

March 11, 2019

The Russell Sage Foundation has awarded a grant entitled "The ACA and the Demography of the U.S. Criminal Justice Population" to CPC Postdoctoral Scholar Carmen Gutierrez. Over the course of its two years of funding, the grant will support Gutierrez to examine whether and how the ACA influences the size, composition, and geographic distribution of…