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SOGI-SES Data Released

May 15, 2023

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Batsis to Lead 52-week Clinical Trial on Weight Loss in Older Adults

April 17, 2023

John Batsis, MD, associate professor of medicine, will lead a team of researchers at the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in conducting a clinical study to determine best interventions to help older individuals lose weight and improve health. There is a growing epidemic of obesity in older…

John Batsis

CPC at PAA 2023

March 28, 2023

The Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America will be April 12-15, 2023 in New Orleans, LA. Listed below are the sessions presented by CPC Faculty Fellows, postdoctoral scholars, predoctoral and undergraduate trainees, and staff members. The final program is available (pdf).   Thursday, April 13, 2023 8:00 – 9:15 AM Race, Color, and…

Remembering Chirayath (Suchi) Suchindran

March 27, 2023

Chirayath (Suchi) Madhavan Suchindran, Fellow Emeritus at the Carolina Population Center and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biostatistics, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2023. [caption id="attachment_127890" align="alignright" width="300"] Chirayath M. Suchindran, PhD[/caption] Suchi was a mathematical demographer and served as the leading biostatistician in the statistical services core of the Carolina Population Research…

Chirayath M. Suchindran, PhD

Adverse birth outcomes worse for foreign-born Latina mothers during Trump administration

March 1, 2023

A number of studies have shown that the election of President Trump in 2016 generated harmful consequences for the health and well-being of Latinx people in the United States. Several students have linked Trump’s anti-immigrant and anti-Latinx policies with increased levels of stress and anxiety among Latinx people in the US, as well as a…