Conference 15-16 October, 2009
Health over the life course covers two types of research:
1. Life course analyses of factors affecting health
Studies that follow trajectories, exploring the influence of earlier behaviour, and of social, community, or policy context on subsequent health issues in the lives of individuals
2. Analyses of health issues at given developmental stages
Studies that focus on children's developmental issues, or health questions specific to adolescents, middle aged, old and oldest old
The conference is interested in variations in health over the life course based on:
The Conference on 15-16 October covers several of these topics.
A pre-conference on data in the afternoon of 14 October will focus on:
These two sessions will be followed by demonstrations and consultations on access to data.
Registration is open with special rates for students.
Registration is free for the half-day pre-conference.
Conference papers and presentations are available at Scholarship@Western.
The Final Report describes the Conference and its evaluation by the organizers and participants.
See the October 22, 2009 Western News featuring Student Depression rises in December, based on a paper presented at the Conference.
Canadian Research Data Centre Network
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Population and Lifecourse Studies
Faculty of Social Science
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Richard Ivey School of Business
Faculty of Health Sciences