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Lauren Gaydosh

Lauren Gaydosh, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin.

Professor Gaydosh’s research focuses on better understanding the role of early life environments in shaping health across the life course. This work integrates social, contextual, and biological data from population-based longitudinal studies to examine how inequalities in the social environment are biologically embedded and create health disparities.

Her work has been published in Demography, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Journal of Health and Social BehaviorAmerican Journal of Public Health, and Social Forces. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the US Fulbright Program.

Gaydosh holds a Ph.D. in Sociology, Social Policy, and Demography from Princeton University. She currently teaches courses on the social and biological determinants of health, statistics, and demography.

You can visit her university webpage here.

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Lauren's Seminars

Analysis of Biological Aging

The goal of this seminar is to provide you with a thorough conceptual understanding of the geroscience hypothesis and biological aging, and to equip you with the technical skills to estimate and analyze biological aging. Topics covered include: identifying biomarkers...

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