About the Speaker:
Edmond Shenassa is an Associate Professor for the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics here at the University of Maryland. In 1990, he recieved his MA in Social Research Methods from UCLA and in 2000 completed his Sc.D in Epidemiology and Maternal and Child Health from Harvard University. Currently, Dr. Shenassa's work concerns the interactions between individual and social determinants of health. His main interests include: the social epidemiology of intentional and non- intentional injuries, long- term consequences of in utero exposure to tobacco smoke, and the application and methodological issues of social science findings in pubic health.