- Discuss the possible explanations for the apparent deterioration in health over time among immigrants within and across generations.
- Explain the apparent deterioration of health over time among immigrants through incorporating the role of social context.
- Describe how a life course approach could contribute to the study of immigrant health.
Date: March 3, 2015
Reviewed June 30, 2020
Lisa M. Bates, ScD
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
In this webinar, Dr. Bates presents an overview of how immigration status affects health outcomes in the United States using the research surrounding the concept “acculturation.”