Session 8:
Race, Ethnicity, and Health

Thursday, March 30
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
San Gabriel A
Lobby Level

Chair: Richard G. Rogers, University of Colorado at Boulder
Discussant: Richard G. Rogers, University of Colorado at Boulder

  1. Immigration and Health in the Older Mexican-Origin Population: Evidence from the Hispanic Established Populations for the Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly and Mexican Health and Aging StudyRonald Angel, University of Texas at Austin; Jacqueline L. Angel, University of Texas at Austin; Terrence Hill, University of Texas at Austin

  2. Back with a Vengeance: The Re-emergence of a Biological Conceptualization of Race in Research on Race/Ethnic Disparities in HealthReanne Frank, Ohio State University and Harvard University; Danielle Frank, University of Washington

  3. Education and Mortality Risk among Hispanic Adults in the United StatesSarah McKinnon, University of Texas at Austin; Robert A. Hummer, University of Texas at Austin

  4. Ethnic Differentials in Responses to Self-Reported Health: An Application of Item Response Theory (IRT)Rania Tfaily, University of Pennsylvania; Beth J. Soldo, University of Pennsylvania

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