Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012...5:39 pm
Professor Bruce Link Discusses: Theory and Evidence Concerning Social Conditions as Fundamental Causes of Health Inequalities
Bruce Link is a Professor of Epidemiology and Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. His interests are centered on topics in psychiatric and social epidemiology. He has written on the connection between socioeconomic status and health, homelessness, violence, stigma, and discrimination. He is the director of the Psychiatric Epidemiology Training Program, the director of the Center for Violence Research and Prevention and a director of the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program at Columbia University. He received the Pearlin Career Award from the Mental Health Section of the American Sociological Association in 2002. His work has appeared in a wide array of journals, including the American Journal of Sociology, the American Sociological Review, Annual Review of Sociology, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Social Science and Medicine and the American Journal of Psychiatry.
The Event wil be held: Friday April 6th at 12PM in Sociology Room 241, 96-100 Cummington Street in Boston, MA