SoS 182- Dr. Elizabeth Miller and the necessity of a Biocultural Approach

January 19, 2023By Andrea SilvaBiocultural anthropology, Birth weight, Breastmilk, Reproductive health, Season 5 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 182- Dr. Elizabeth Miller and the necessity of a Biocultural Approach Chris and Cara discuss underappreciated athletes before unpacking Big Data with Dr. Elizabeth Miller, an Associate Professor at the University of South Florida. Dr. Miller is a biological anthropologist interested in evolutionary and biocultural approaches to maternal and child … Read More

SoS 178- Modeling Health Outcomes in Pregnancy with Dr. Monica Keith

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaBiodemography, Growth and development, Health, Pregnancy, Season 5 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 178- Modeling Health Outcomes in Pregnancy with Dr. Monica Keith Cara interviews Dr. Monica Keith, an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Vanderbilt University and Data Scientist who studies longitudinal health and child growth in a biosocial framework. Monica uses Bayesian models to assess predictors of growth and health outcomes and … Read More

SoS 177- The Wandering Path to Biological Anthropology; Breastmilk and Immune Function

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaBreastmilk, Immune function, Nigeria, Season 5, Stress, Tanzania No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 177- The Wandering Path to Biological Anthropology; Breastmilk and Immune Function Cara returns to join Chris in interviewing Kathy Wander, a biological anthropologist and epidemiologist working at the intersection of human evolutionary biology and health. Much of Dr. Wander’s research seeks to understand how humans (and in particular, children) cope … Read More

SoS 174- Rachael Anyim: Breastmilk, Cortisol, and Immune Function

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaBreastmilk, Hormones, Immune function, Phyllis Eveleth Award Winner, Season 5 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 174- Rachael Anyim: Breastmilk, Cortisol, and Immune Function Chris triumphs in a battle with technology while interviewing our gracious guest Rachael Anyim, a Clifford D. Clark Diversity Fellow and PhD candidate in anthropology at Binghamton University. Rachael and Chris discuss her recent abstract submission, “The effects of milk cortisol on … Read More

SoS 165 – Maternal Stress from a Doula’s Perspective with Dr. Holly Horan

May 23, 2022By Alexandra NiclouPuerto Rico, Reproductive health, Season 4, Stress No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 165 – Maternal Stress from a Doula’s Perspective with Dr. Holly Horan Dr. Holly Horan is a clinical, bicultural, and medical anthropologist at the University of Alabama studying how lived experiences contribute to perinatal health and birth outcomes . She chats with Chris and Cara about how her experience as … Read More

SoS 111 – Craving Earth: An Excerpt with Dr. Sera Young

January 25, 2021By Alexandra NiclouBook excerpt, Food security, Pica, Reproductive health, Season 3, Water security No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 111 – Craving Earth: An Excerpt with Dr. Sera Young Our second bonus episode is a reading by Dr. Sera Young, an associate professor in the department of anthropology at Northwestern University. Dr. Young is sharing with us the preface and the first chapter from her book Craving Earth: Understanding … Read More

SoS 24- Milk, Microbiomes, and Social Networks: A Chat with Courtney Meehan

October 15, 2018By Caroline OwensBreastmilk, Microbiome, Season 2 No Comments

SoS Episode 24- Milk, Microbiomes, and Social Networks: A Chat with Courtney Meehan In episode 24, we talk with Dr.Courtney Meehan, Associate Professor of Evolutionary and Cultural Anthropology at Washington State University. Dr. Meehan’s research interests include infant and child physical, social, and emotional development, parental and alloparental reproductive and investment strategies, and breastfeeding, lactation, … Read More

SoS 7 – Of Goldilocks & Baby Fat in Birth Weight (Liz Holdsworth & Larry Schell)

February 26, 2018By humbio-adminBirth weight, Health, Infancy, Season 1 No Comments

This episode is the third of our show format interviews of people with recent publications in the American Journal of Human Biology, the official journal of the Human Biology Association. It is in a way the special connections episode where we interview University at Albany PhD candidate, Elizabeth Holdsworth, and her advisor, Dr. Larry Schell. … Read More