Event Title

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Start Date

15-10-2009 8:30 AM

End Date

15-10-2009 9:00 AM

Description

Andrea Willson is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Western Ontario and Director of the Aging and Health Research Centre. Her research focuses on the role of long-term processes and cumulative experience on inequalities in health. Current projects include a SSRCH-funded comparative analysis of differences in the processes linking socioeconomic status to health over the life course in Canada and the United States; an examination of the links between adult health, socioeconomic status, childhood adversity, and the intergenerational transmission of health risk; and she is part of a CIHR-funded research team studying the effects of personal, social and economic resources on the health of women after leaving an abusive partner.

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Oct 15th, 8:30 AM Oct 15th, 9:00 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Andrea Willson is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Western Ontario and Director of the Aging and Health Research Centre. Her research focuses on the role of long-term processes and cumulative experience on inequalities in health. Current projects include a SSRCH-funded comparative analysis of differences in the processes linking socioeconomic status to health over the life course in Canada and the United States; an examination of the links between adult health, socioeconomic status, childhood adversity, and the intergenerational transmission of health risk; and she is part of a CIHR-funded research team studying the effects of personal, social and economic resources on the health of women after leaving an abusive partner.