A nine-month window for lifelong benefits: Golareh Agha's Dissertation

Countering the effects of lifelong poor health habits — smoking, poor diet, little exercise — is important and may take time. What if interventions during the nine-month window of pregnancy could improve a newborn's prospects for good health? In her dissertation, Golareh Agha, who receives her Ph.D. in public health this month, studies lifetime risks and shows that such interventions could mitigate risks for the child from birth. 

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(Distributed May 23, 2014)

Epidemiology Department Seminar: Robert O. Wright, MD, MPH

As part of the Epidemiology Department's Seminar Series, Robert O. Wright, MD, MPH, Professor and Vice Chair of Preventive Medicine and Director of the Division of Environmental Health at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, will present "Chemical Mixtures and Child Development".  Please join us on Tuesday, June 17th from 4:00-5:00pm at 121 S. Main St., Room 245. This Seminar Series is sponsered by The Colver Lectureship Fund.

(Distributed May 23, 2014)

Brandon Marshall, PhD, Speaks at 2014 CHAART Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC

Brown University’s Assistant Professor Brandon Marshall presented “Unhealthy alcohol use and long-term drinking trajectories among HIV-infected male veterans who have sex with men” on May 15, 2014 at the 2014 CHAART Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC.  His data originates from infectious disease clinics of Veterans Health Administration (VA) healthcare centers in Atlanta, Baltimore, New York, Houston, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh and Washington DC.  What his research concludes is that, “More than 1 in 10 HIV-infected men who have sex with men reported consistent, long-term unhealthy

(Distributed May 22, 2014)
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