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Noted Women’s and Gender studies scholar and activist Beverly Guy-Sheftall will deliver the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s annual African American History Month Lecture on Monday, February 17 at 7 pm in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center Auditorium. Professor Guy-Sheftall is the founding director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center (1981) and Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
On February 21, 2020, Alison Buttenheim will present “Nudging or Fudging? Realizing the potential for behavioral economics to improve population health” as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series.
On February 28, 2020, Jessica Su, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series.
Teresa Seeman, PhD, is Professor of Epidemiology at the Fielding School of Public Health and of Medicine in the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Trained as an epidemiologist, with post-doctoral training in neuroendocrinology, her research interests are inter-disciplinary, focusing on role of social and psychological factors in health and aging, with particular interest in elucidating the biological pathways through which such factors impact on health.
The symposium is free and open to faculty, students, trainees and the public, but registration is required. Lunch can be ordered as part of registration and costs $20 per day.
On March 20, 2020, Chantel Martin, a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present “Embodying Place: Neighborhood Environment and Health Disparities” as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series.