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Previous Life Course Seminars, Symposia, Training and Workshops

March 3, 2022

Taking Charge of Your Magnificent Menopause Symposium

Click here to watch the recordings of the symposium presentations.

July 21, 2021

Refugee Health: Research, Care and Policy 
Click here for the agenda. Watch the recording of the symposium here

In addition, the San Diego County’s Childhood Lead Poison Prevention Program (CLPPP) has provided the following information and handouts (available in multiple languages at the CLPPP) on lead levels in refugee children.
Is there lead in and around your home?
Learn about lead in folk remedies.
CDC Recommendations for Lead Poisoning Prevention in Newly Arrived Refugee Children

November 19, 2020

Health Disparities and COVID-19 Across the Life Span: Biological and Social Determinants of Health
View the Presentation
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November 4, 2019
Human Milk & Long Term Outcomes: Psychosocial Aspects, Biologic Components and Current Research

On November 4, 2019, the UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Center for Life Course Research hosted a symposium on human milk and long term outcomes. Talks ranged from psychosocial aspects of breast feeding decisions, to molecular mechanisms of beneficial effects observed from human milk exposure. Below are the agenda and slides from select talks.

February 26 and 27, 2019 
Life Course Markers of Exceptional Longevity
Download presentation summary and video links

November 28, 2018
The UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Center for Life Course Research invites you to a special seminar, “Resilience and Embodiment of Stress Among Hispanic Immigrant Mothers and Their Children,” presented by Amy L. Non, PhD, associate professor of anthropology at UC San Diego, on Wednesday, November 28, at 9 a.m. at 7910 Frost Street. Flyer 

August 10, 2018
Opioid Use and Opioid Use Disorders in San Diego County: A Roundtable Discussion
The UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Center for Life Course Research hosted a seminar and roundtable discussion on opioid use and opioid use disorders in San Diego County. Flyer

November 1, 2017
The ACTRI Cognitive Resilience in Aging Symposium featured an international panel of nine presenters who discussed topics ranging from cognitive function in aging, lifespan changes in the brain, prevention of dementia and early life influences of cognitive function in aging. The all-day event, hosted and organized by the ACTRI Center for Life Course Research, took place at the ACTRI Building Auditorium on November 1. Event details

May 17, 2017
The ACTRI Center for Life Course Research hosted an all-day symposium, “Adverse Childhood Experiences: Consequences Across the Life Course,” on May 17, at the Medical Education Telemedicine Building on the UC San Diego School of Medicine campus. Topics ranged from “Children Who Fail at School but Succeed at Life: Lessons from Lives Well-Lived” to “Childhood Trauma: Why You Should Care No Matter Who You Are, No Matter What You Do.” The symposium concluded with an airing of the award-winning documentary, “Resilience.” Event details

October 24-25, 2016
The ACTRI Center for Life Course Research presented a skill-building seminar and workshop on life course perspective research approaches on October 24-25, 2016 at the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute building. Professor Diana Kuh and Professor Rebecca Hardy, experts in life course epidemiology, led the seminar and workshop. Event details.

April 13, 2016
The ACTRI Center for Life Course Research hosted a free, half-day special symposium, "Cannabis Across the Life Course: What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know” on April 13, 2016, at the Medical Education and Telemedicine Building (MET). Talks ranged from “Developmental Effects of Cannabis in Animal Models from a Neuroscience Perspective” to “Breastfeeding Exposure to Cannabis” and sessions focus on topics such as “Health Risks of Cannabis Across the Life Course” and “Human Health Benefits.”