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April 01, 2008

How Does Socioeconomic Status affect Health Care Outcomes?

Come find out in a special discussion on Tuesday April 8th led by world-renowned epidemiologist Sir Michael Marmot.

Date/Time: Tues. 4/8, 5:30-6:30pm (reception to follow)
Location: Schwab Residential Center, Vidalakis Dining Room, 680 Serra Street, Stanford

Sir Marmot is Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London (UCL) and the Director of the UCL International Institute for Society and Health. He will lead participants in a discussion about socio-economic issues affecting the quality of health care throughout the world, covering topics such as:

--How does socio-economic status (SES) impact health care outcomes?
--What are the policy and clinical implications of the relationship between SES and health?

A noted research leader in health inequalities for 30 years, Sir Marmot won the Balzan Prize for outstanding achievements in Epidemiology in 2004. Internationally respected, he was knighted in 2000 by the Queen of England for services in Epidemiology and understanding health inequalities.

** Sir Michael Marmot visit is sponsored by the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, Haas Center, Stanford Center on Ethics, Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality, and Department of Medicine **

For more information, contact Natalie Chang at nataliec@stanford.edu

Posted by tanya at April 1, 2008 12:20 PM