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The Social Determinants of the Racial Disparity in Preterm Birth Rates: Zip Code Eclipses Genetic Code

  • 12 Apr 2019
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • 1025 E 7th St, Bloomington, IN

School of Public Health
Distinguished Colloquium Series

Friday, April 12, 2019 1:30 p.m., PH C100 (Mobley Auditorium, Bloomington)

"The Social Determinants of the Racial Disparity in Preterm Birth Rates: Zip Code Eclipses Genetic Code" 

Featuring Dr. James Collins, Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University|Northwestern Medicine 

Dr. Connie Weaver

The Indiana University School of Public Health and Dean David B. Allison cordially invite you to the School of Public Health Distinguished Colloquium Series lecture with Dr. James "Jimmy" Collins, from Northwestern University. 

Dr. Collins is a professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology) at Northwestern University. Additionally, he serves as the medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit and the associate program director of the pediatric residency program at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. He has authored numerous research articles and is a frequent lecturer on issues related to birth outcomes. Dr. Collins has received several awards for his research, teaching, and leadership in infant health.
Dr. Collins' primary research interest is in perinatal epidemiology. He has an investigational interest in understanding the social determinants of racial and ethnic group disparties in birth outcome(preterm delivery, small for gestational age, low birth weight, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality) in the United States.
This lecture will be 60 minutes followed by 30 minutes of questions and answers.

All members of the School of Public Health and IU Community, including faculty, staff, students, alumni, emeriti, and other interested persons are welcome and encouraged to attend.
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