Twitter icon
RSS icon

41st Annual Meeting of the Human Biology Association

Please join us in Atlanta for what will be an exciting plenary session and program. Please note revised schedule and changes to the program. This year’s plenary celebrates innovations in the study of growth and development in the 40 years since the publication of Eveleth and Tanner’s Worldwide Variation in Human Growth. The plenary features a distinguished line-up of researchers in the field including: Noel Cameron, Barry Bogin, Dana Duren, Jonathan Wells, Michelle Lampl, and Babette Zemel. Dr. Reynaldo Martorell of the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University will be the Pearl Memorial Speaker and will present “Improved Nutrition in the First 1000 Days and Adult Human Capital and Health.”   

In addition to the plenary session, over 70 posters will be presented and along with four podium sessions: Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspectives on Pregnancy and Infant Feeding; Growth and Reproduction in Transitioning Environments; Immune Function, Stress, and Health Across the Lifespan; and Human Variation in the Field and in the Classroom.

Pre-registration is closed.

2016 Awards Luncheon at the Annual Meeting of the Human Biology Association

Join your colleagues in honoring the 2016 Human Biology Association Award recipients at the HBA Annual Awards Luncheon in Atlanta on Thursday, April 14th.

  • Franz Boas Distinguished Achievement Award: Dr. Wenda Trevathan     
  • E. E. Hunt, Jr. Graduate Student Award: TBA
  • Hilde Spielvogel Award for Outstanding Presentation by an Undergraduate Student: TBA

Menu includes various fresh salads, Tequila shrimp, Cajun chicken, vegan options, Atlanta Cheesecake, and more.

Online sales of tickets have ended, a limited number of tickets MAY be available for purchase at meetings for $50 per ticket.