Guest Lecturer Chris Kuzawa

The Seminar on Evolutionary Medicine has scheduled a special guest lecturer for tuesday April 13th. Chris Kuzawa is a biological anthropologist at Northwestern University whose interests lie in developmental biology, evolutionary theory, and health. Dr. Kuzawa has promised to share his knowledge of the developmental origins of health and disease. In particular, Dr. Kuzawa will be discussing the effects of early developmental events on testosterone-mediated tradeoffs.

Chris Kuzawa is currently studying developmental influences on adult health and male reproductive ecology in the Philippines. His current and previous work has contributed much to our understanding of the interaction between fetal nutrition, energy partitioning, and maternal nutritional history across generations.

Dr. Kuzawa received his BA in Anthropology from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and earned a PhD in Anthropology and MsPH in Epidemiology from Emory University. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University.

Please note – we will be starting at 3:30pm on 4/13/10 to accommodate question and answers with Dr. Kuzawa.

Click Here for directions: Map to the lecture room at the Center for Disaster Medicine

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