HP/CHIBE Work-in-Progress Research Seminar
January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Axilrod Faculty Fellow of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Boen will speak on “Patterns and Determinants of Racial Disparities in Health and Aging.” She will examine the life course patterns and determinants of black-white disparities in health and aging. Using dating from the Health and Retirement Study and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, she assesses black-white gaps in biological aging and further examine the role of life course socioeconomic and stress exposures in producing racial disparities in biological age acceleration.