This week on the Sausage of Science, Cara and Chris talk with Dr. Barry Boginl, a “big wig” in the field and Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Loughborough University. Dr. Bogin discusses his work life-long work on human growth and development, along with the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on birth weight outcomes.

Dr. Bogin is particularly interested in the effects of social, economic, political, and emotional (SEPE) influences on differences in physical growth and health between Maya children living in Guatemala compared to those in the USA.

To get in touch with Dr. Bogin, send him an email at

You can also check out his website at…taff/barry-bogin/.

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