Michael Esposito Highlighted as IAPHS Member of the Month
Posted: 9/28/2018 (CSDE Research)
The Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS) has honored CSDE Fellow Alumnus, Michael Esposito, PhD in Sociology at UW, as Member of the Month. Dr. Esposito is now Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Michigan, Survey Research Center and Institute for Social Research. He specializes in population health and studies how and why race matters for health. His work describes the processes that generate racial disparities in health outcomes and addresses methodological difficulties by applying cutting-edge methods to unique data.
Dr. Esposito first joined IAPHS in 2016 when CSDE awarded him an IAPHS membership. At the next IAHPS annual conference in October 2017, he presented the paper “Race, Place, and Deaths Involving Suicide”, which he co-authored with CSDE Regional Affiliate Hedwig Lee, Professor of Sociology at the Washington University in St. Louis, and other colleagues. Dr. Esposito named Professor Lee as the population health professional who he admired most in the IAPHS featured interview. Dr. Esposito, Professor Lee and Frank Edwards, PhD in Sociology at UW, recently published a groundbreaking paper on police involved mortality in the American Journal of Public Health that was featured last month in the CSDE Newsletter,
To learn more about Mike, please read the full IAPHS interview below.