The Environment & Our Health: New Discoveries

6:00pm-7:30pm, Mar 10, 2020

Room JPPS 1891, Jim Pattison Pavilion South, Vancouver General Hospital, 899 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Series: 
Healthy Aging from Cells to Societies: A Public Lecture Series
Presenter: 
Dr. David Rehkopf, Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Research and Policy at Stanford University

Summary: Dr. Rehkopf will describe a new type of approach to finding new social, behavioral and environmental influences on health that increase the reliability of findings and decrease false positive findings.

Bio: Dr. Rehkopf is a social epidemiologist who studies how federal, state and local policies exacerbate or diminish social inequalities in health. He received is Masters degree in Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from University of California, Berkeley, and his PhD from the Harvard School of Public Health in the Department of Health and Social Behavior.

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This event is free, registration is not required.