Lecture to Discuss Race/Metabolism Relationship May 25 in Fairbanks
A Tuesday, May 25th lecture at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will examine why minority populations in the United States have an unusually high risk of stroke, diabetes and heart problems.
Columbia University assistant professor Bernadette Boden-Albala will present her findings in a free public lecture “Race and Ethnicity Influences on Metabolic Syndrome: Cultural and Biological Perspectives.”
The lecture will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Elvey Globe Room. It is sponsored by the Center for Alaska Native Health Research.