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 17- We Need to Consider That People Travel-Chat with Kathy Oths and Hannah Smith

July 30, 2018By Jason DeCaroCareer path, Growth and development, Health, Peru, Season 1 No Comments

In episode 17, we interview Kathy Oths and Hannah Smith from the University of Alabama about their recent AJHB article “A decade of rapid change: Biocultural influences on child growth in highland Peru” (Vol. 30, Issue 2, onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ajhb.23072). Oths is Professor of Anthropology, and Smith is a Master’s student in the program working with Dr. Oths. … Read More

SoS 16- Biocultural implications of Soviet collapse & other stories with Bill Leonard Part B

June 8, 2018By humbio-adminBolivia, Evolution, Health, Lecture, Peru, Season 1, Siberia No Comments

In episode 16, we share an edited version of Bill Leonard’s April 24, 2018 James R. Bindon Biocultural Anthropology and Health Series lecture at the University of Alabama entitled “Integrating Evolutionary and Biological Approaches to the Study of Human Diversity and Health.” Leonard is the Abraham Harris Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology … Read More

SoS 15 – Past, Present, & Future of Human Adaptability with Bill Leonard Part A

June 8, 2018By humbio-adminBolivia, Career path, Evolution, Health, Peru, Season 1, Siberia No Comments

In episode 15, we interview Bill Leonard from Northwestern University. Leonard is the Abraham Harris Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology and the Director of the Global Health Studies Program at Northwestern. He is a past president of the Human Biology Association. In this interview, he talks about his heritage from the Paul … Read More