SoS 179- What do grip strength and toe tapping have to do with Menopause? Dr. Sievert explains!

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaFranz Boas Award Winner, Menopause, Mexico, Season 5 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 179- What do grip strength and toe tapping have to do with Menopause? Dr. Sievert explains! Prof. Lynnette Leidy Sievert joins Chris and Cara to discuss how hot flashes, and other symptoms of menopause, vary around the world. Stick around for “offboarding” career advice and a conversation about fish! ————————————————————————————– … Read More

SoS 173- Dr. Amanda Veile discusses Caesarean sections, the infant gut microbiome, and obesity!

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaHuman birthing, Mexico, Microbiome, Peru, Season 5 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 173- Dr. Amanda Veile discusses Caesarean sections, the infant gut microbiome, and obesity! Dr. Amanda Veile is a biological anthropologist, and her research broadly examines human birthing and breastfeeding behaviors and outcomes, and several epidemiologic factors that shape cross-cultural variation in child development. She currently maintains field research projects in … Read More

SoS 169- Andrea Silva-Caballero on Whether Technology Affects Adolescent Sleep

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaAdolescence, Behavioral ecology, Hunt Award Winner, Mexico, Season 5, Sleep, SoS Team No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 169- Andrea Silva-Caballero on Whether Technology Affects Adolescent Sleep Andrea Silva-Caballero completed her BA in Biological Anthropology in 2013 at the National School of Anthropology and History, Mexico City. Since then, she has specialized in medical anthropology with a focus on the pediatric population. She holds an MSc in Evolutionary … Read More

SoS 130- Getting Real About The Field & Funding with Dr. Alejandra Nuñez-de la Mora

June 7, 2021By Delaney GlassAcademia, COVID19, Fieldwork, Mexico, Multidiscipline, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 130- Getting Real About The Field & Funding with Dr. Alejandra Nuñez-de la Mora Alejandra Nuñez-de la Mora is a professor at Universidad Veracruzana in Xalapa, Mexico. She conducts research in Biological Anthropology, Maternal and Child Health, and Reproductive Ecology. Today, Chris and Cara talk to her about the realities … Read More