Thursday, April 11 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Meeting Room 204 (Level 2)

Session 34
Biodemography, Health, and Mortality

Chair: Dana A. Glei, Georgetown University
Discussant: Yang Claire Yang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1. The Causal Impact of Stress on Inflammation Over the Long-Term: Evidence From Exposure to a Natural DisasterElizabeth Frankenberg, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ralph Lawton, Duke University; Teresa E. Seeman, University of California, Los Angeles; Cecep Sumantri, SurveyMETER; Duncan Thomas , Duke University.

2. Do These Genes Make Me Look Diabetic? Using a Polygenic Risk Score to Predict Incident Diabetes in the Health and Retirement StudyCarmen Ng , Emory University; Jordan Weiss, University of Pennsylvania.

3. Using Allostatic Load to Explore the Latino Health Puzzle for Hispanics in the United StatesAlexis Santos-Lozada , Pennsylvania State University; Jeffrey Howard, University of Texas at San Antonio.

4. Do Chronic Disease Biomarkers Predict Mortality in Less-Developed Countries With a High Infectious Disease Burden? Evidence From the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and HealthMegan Todd , Princeton University; Hans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania; Iliana V. Kohler, University of Pennsylvania.

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