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Beyond the individual: population health research and why the NIH should care

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Speaker

Ana V. Diez Roux, M.D, Ph.D., MPH
Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology
Drexel University

Summary

Dr. Diez Roux is internationally known for her research on the social determinants of population health and the study of how neighborhoods affect health. Her work on neighborhood health effects has been highly influential in the policy debate on population health and its determinants. Her research areas include social epidemiology and health disparities, environmental health effects, urban health, psychosocial factors in health, cardiovascular disease epidemiology, and the use of multilevel methods. Recent areas of work include social environment-gene interactions and the use of complex systems approaches in population health. 


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