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Childhood Adversity as a Contributor to Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease

Posted: 4/5/2021 (CSDE Seminar Series)

At the CSDE seminar on April 9th, Dr. Shakira Suglia will present “Childhood Adversity as a Contributor to Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease”. CSDE  Affiliate and Seminar Series Chair Maria Bleil will moderate the discussion. Dr. Suglia will discuss potential mechanisms linking childhood adversity and cardiometabolic health as well as factors which may modify or exacerbate this association. Dr. Suglia is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. Her research examines the impact of social determinants, focusing on childhood exposures to violence, housing and neighborhood factors on health across the lifecourse.

Register for Dr. Suglia’s Zoom seminar here. This quarter, CSDE is recording the seminar series and posting the links on its website. Visit our site here.

Before the seminar, UW Health Services PhD student Lars Almquist will facilitate a graduate student discussion with Dr. Suglia. RSVP by emailing him at

Date: 04/09/2021

Time: 12.30 - 1.30 pm

Location: Virtual via Zoom