Fall 2023 Seminar Series

September 11 

Fertility Goals in the Later Childbearing Years  |  Recording unavailable due to technical issues

Karen Guzzo - Professor of Sociology and Director of the Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina


September 18 

Stress, Psychosocial Well-Being, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Women  |  Watch the Recording

Susan Everson-Rose - Associate Director of the Program in Health Disparities Research and Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota


September 25

Relationship Quality and Functional Health in Later Life  |  Watch the Recording

Patricia Thomas - Associate Professor of Sociology, Purdue University


October 2

Association Between Neighborhood Inequalities and Brain Development in Youth  |  Watch the Recording 

Ka Ip - Assistant Professor, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota


October 9

Aging in Rural America  |  Watch the Recording

Carrie Henning-Smith - Associate Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management and Deputy Director of the Rural Health Research Center, University of Minnesota


October 16

A Mixed Method Study of Medicaid Transitions After the COVID Pandemic Public Health Emergency  |  This seminar was not recorded

Elaine Hernandez - Associate Professor of Sociology, Indiana University Bloomington


October 23

Telling Tales: Using Digital Storytelling as a Research Methodology to Center Participants’ Voices  |  This Seminar was not recorded

April Bell - Assistant Professor, Family Community Medicine, University of California - San Francisco 

Co-sponsored by the Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity


October 30

The Use of IPUMS Multigenerational Longitudinal Panel Data to Estimate Mortality and Fertility in the Pre-registration Era of the United States  |  Watch the Recording

J. David Hacker -  Associate Professor of History, University of Minnesota


November 6

Introducing IPUMS MICS: Integrated Global Health Microdata in Low and Middle Income Countries  |  Watch the Recording

Anna Bolgrien - Research Scientist, IPUMS MICS, University of Minnesota 


November 13  |  Extended Time - 12:15 - 1:30 PM

Life Course Center Pilot Project Presentations   |  Watch the Recording

  • Discrimination and Resilience on Health Across the Lifespan: A Mixed-Methods Study of Asian and Asian American Older Adults - Cindy Vang, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, California State University, Chico
  • Perceived Workplace Age Discrimination and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Cognitive Functioning among Older Workers - Frank Heiland, Associate Professor, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research
  • Disparities in Inflammation at Older Ages: Exploring the Role of Occupation - Theresa Andrasfay, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
  • Work Precarity and the Aging Workforce: Trends in Health Disparity Among Older Service Sector Workers - Renada Goldberg, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Simmons University


November 20

Utilizing Strengths-Based Approaches to Addressing the Black Youth Mental Health Crisis  |  This seminar was not recorded

J'Mag Karbeah  - Assistant Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota


November 27

Development-Induced Displacement and Women and Children's Well-Being: Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon  |  Watch the Recording

Heather Randell - Assistant Professor, Global Policy, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota


December 4

Accelerated Biological Aging among Respondents in Same Sex versus Mixed Sex Relationships in Add Health and HRS Data  |  Watch the Recording

Tara McKay - Assistant Professor of Medicine, Health, and Society, Vanderbilt University 


December 11

Racial Equity in New Deal Employment and Long-Term Mortality in US Counties  |  Watch the Recording

David Rehkopf -  Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, Stanford University