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What: Education and Health: What Do We Know

When: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 , Noon to 1 p.m.{ Complimentary light lunch served at 11:30 a.m.}
Where: College of Public Health , University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
801 N.E. 13th St. Room 150, Oklahoma City , OK

Who: Adriana Lleras-Muney, Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Economics, UCLA

Sponsor: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Public Health

About the Speaker: Adriana Lleras-Muney is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California , Los Angeles . She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University and was an assistant professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs at Princeton University for seven years.

Her research examines the relationships between social-economic status (in particular, education) and health; the effect of disease on income and economic development; and the determinants of fertility. She is also a faculty fellow at the California Center for Population Research and the National Bureau of Economic Research.

All lectures are free and open to the public. OKDHS staff can receive training credit for this event. CEUs are available for social workers. For more information contact the Office of Planning, Research and Statistics at 405-521-3552.

The Practice and Policy Lecture Series has been developed to provide thought-provoking presentations on Oklahoma ‘s emerging policy issues, trends and best practices. The series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management with the goal of providing the best educational opportunities available in a forum that offers participants an opportunity to question, share and learn from each other.
Many previous lectures are available as transcripts, video, audio and pod casts.

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