Population Health: Looking Backward and the Way Forward

Laurel Height Room 474 Noon - 1:30 pm

George A. Kaplan, Ph.D. is the Thomas Francis Collegiate Professor Emeritus of Public Health in the School of Public Health, a Research Professor Emeritus at the Institute for Social Research, and founder and former Director of the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, all at the University of Michigan.

He is also a faculty member in the Center for the Study of Complex Systems at the University of Michigan, and the chair of the NIH-funded Network on Inequality, Complexity & Health. Professor Kaplan is a globally renowned social epidemiologist who has published several hundred papers on the role of behavioral, social, psychological, neighborhood, and socioeconomic factors in population health and health inequalities.