Using Social Epidemiology to Address Perinatal Mental Health Challenges Among New Mothers from Diverse Populations

12:00 pm on Tuesday, November 12, 2019
1:00 pm on Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Contact Name:
Nilagia McCoy
Dr. Julie Cwikel is a chaired full professor in the Spitzer Department of Social Work at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, in Israel. In this presentation, she will review basic principles and a brief history of social epidemiology based on her best-selling textbook: Social Epidemiology: Strategies for Public Health Activism. To illustrate the versatility of social epidemiology as a research method, she will present findings from six different research projects on the topic of addressing perinatal mental health challenges among new mothers from diverse populations. An open discussion will follow. Lunch will be provided.