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The Center for Health Ecology and Equity Research spring 2018 seminar series continues on March 22, 3-4:30 p.m. in 144 Spidle Hall. Gene H. Brody, the Regent’s Professor of Child and Family Development and Director of the Center for Family Research at the University of Georgia, will present ‘Resilience to Adversity and the Early Origins of Disease.’ This event is free and open to all.

Brody, an internationally renowned researcher on family, community and genetic contributions to child and adolescent development, will discuss his research examining the impact of stressful experiences among rural African American youth on the development of disease. Following the lecture, the Center for Health Ecology and Equity Research will recognize Brody’s contributions to health disparities research by presenting him with the inaugural Annual Health and Social Equity Speakership Award. There will be a reception with light refreshments to follow in 244 Spidle Hall.

For additional information on this lecture and other events in the series, email or visit the website.