January 8, 2019

CSDE Seminar Series

Panel on Alcohol and Population Health

     When:  Friday, Jan 11, 2019 (12:30 PM)
     Where:  121 Raitt Hall

The panel’s goal is to highlight UW strengths in Alcohol and Population Health Research and identify opportunities for future projects and collaboration. The panelists will present on the following topics:

Emmanuela Gakidou: Patterns of Alcohol Use and Associated Health Loss around the World

Jane Simoni & Jennifer Velloza: Alcohol and ART Adherence: Implications for HIV Prevention and Treatment in sub-Saharan Africa

Emily Williams: Evidence-Based Care for Unhealthy Alcohol Use and Patterns of Its Receipt Across Subpopulations

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Ellie Brindle Evaluates Association Between Maternal Anemia and Milk Nutrients

CSDE’s Biodemography Director Ellie Brindle collaborated on NIH-funded research seeking to evaluate whether and how milk nutrient content may change in ways that could “buffer” infants against the conditions underlying maternal anemia. The resulting paper, “Buffered or impaired: Maternal anemia, inflammation and breast milk macronutrients in northern Kenya,” published by the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, evaluates associations between milk macronutrients and maternal anemia and inflammation.

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Jane Lee Awarded KL2 Clinical Research Career Development Program for HIV/STI Prevention Research

CSDE Affliate and Assistant Professor of Social Work Jane Lee has been awarded the KL2 Clinical Research Career Development Program. The Institute of Translational Health Sciences program provides funding, mentorship, and training to foster the early career development of clinical and translational researchers. The program is funded by the National Institutes of Health and welcomes scholars from all health professions.

The research project Jane plans to conduct as part of the KL2 focuses on HIV/STI prevention among Latino immigrant men who have sex with men (MSM). Jane began to work on her application last summer with support from the CSDE Summer Grant Writing Program, led by Steven Goodreau. 

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