Presenter: Lisa M. Bates, ScD
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Date: March 3rd, 2015
Description: After viewing this webinar, participants should be able to:
– 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.
Pre-webinar reading: Bates, L.M. & Teitler, J.O. (2008). “Immigration and low birthweight in the US: The role of time and timing (Working Paper No. 2008-15-FF).”
Reflection Questions: What are the possible explanations for the apparent deterioration in health over time among immigrants within and across generations? How might we better inform this question by incorporating more attention to the role of social context? What are the potential contributions of a life course approach to the study of immigrant health?
Webinar Evaluation: After you have finished viewing the recorded webinar below, please complete this evaluation.
Council on Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (2014 Version)
- Primary Competency Domain: Cultural Competency Skills
- Specific competencies:
2A5, 4A1, 4A2, 4A6, 5A2
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If you are employed by NYS or a local health department in NYS, we recommend that you register for this course through the NYS Department of Health Learning Management System (DOH LMS).