Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

CSDE Fellows Invited Lectures

Trends in U.S. Mortality 1990-2017

Irma Elo, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

02/28/2020
12:30-1:30 PM PT
121 Raitt Hall

Co-Sponsor(s):

UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

UW Population Health Initiative


Dr. Irma Elo has a PhD in Demography and Public Affairs from Princeton University. She is the Chair of the Sociology Department and a Research Associate at the Population Studies Center and the Population Aging Research Center. Her main research interests center on socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in health, cognition, and mortality across the life course and demographic estimation of mortality. In recent years, she has extended this focus to include health and mortality among racial/ethnic immigrant subgroups. She is currently the PI of NIA-funded study, Causes of Geographic Divergence in American Mortality Since 1990 and 2017.

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