The Population Association of America Irene B. Taeuber Award recognizes innovative contributions to the scientific study of population.
Archive: June 2021
Here’s just some of what we’ve learned by listening to Lessons in Lifespan Health, the podcast produced by the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.
Professor Paul Nash recently joined our Lessons in Lifespan Health podcast to talk about intersectionality, LGBTQ+ issues and the health impacts of ageism.
Discover Magazine featured research by Andrei Irimia of the USC Leonard Davis School and the USC Viterbi School on the healthy aging of the indigenous Tsimane people in Bolivia. “The healthy diet of the Tsimane is likely protective of their brains and their hearts,” he
CNN featured research by Theresa Andrasfay of the USC Leonard Davis School and a colleague on how COVID-19 has impacted U.S. life expectancy, especially among Black and Latino populations. “This unprecedented change likely stems from social and economic inequities that are associated with both higher
Beginning in the fall of 2021, these innovative programs, offered both online and on campus, will provide students with a flexible approach to gaining expertise for in-demand careers in areas of food service management, dietetics, and nutrition across the lifespan.
USA Today featured Jessica Ho of the USC Leonard Davis School on life expectancy falling in the United States during the pandemic. “Going in, we already expected the U.S. was going to be hit quite harder, but the question was, how much does it put
In the US, COVID-19 reduced overall life expectancy by over 1.3 years, with the effects on Black and Latino populations 2 to 3 times those for the White population, says postdoctoral scholar Theresa Andrasfay.
Health care and support services fail to accommodate needs of many older LGBTQ+ individuals, says PhD in Gerontology candidate Meki Singleton.
MarketWatch featured research by Andrei Irimia of the USC Leonard Davis School and the USC Viterbi School on the healthy aging of the indigenous Tsimane people in Bolivia. “They have the lowest incidence of heart disease of all the people’s known to science, and they seem