Session 25:
Biodemographic Influences on Health and Mortality

Thursday, April 30
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Marquette A
Level 5

Chair: Thomas W. McDade, Northwestern University
Discussant: Christopher L. Seplaki, Johns Hopkins University

  1. Social and Physical Predictors of Inflammation in U.S. Children Aged 6-17Jennifer Dowd, Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY); Allison Aiello, University of Michigan

  2. The Link between Social Isolation and Inflammation: Dimensions, Measures and MechanismsLinda Waite, University of Chicago; Martha McClintock, University of Chicago; Erin York Cornwell, Cornell University; Lissa Patterson, Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center; Juyeon Kim, University of Chicago

  3. No Consistent Effects of Prenatal or Neonatal Exposure to Spanish Flu on Late-Life Mortality in 24 Developed CountriesAlan A. Cohen, Centre for Global Health Research; John Tillinghast, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  4. Racial Disparities in Biomarkers of Health among the Survivors of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic: A Natural Experiment Exploring the Role of Early Life Events in Health and LongevityMargaret M. Weden, RAND Corporation

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