In this episode, Drs. Lance Gravlee and Connie Mulligan join Chris and Cara to discuss the research that led to their article, “Shortened telomere length is associated with unfair treatment attributed to race in African Americans living in Tallahassee, Florida”.

The article was selected as the special feature in Volume 32 Issue 3 of the American Journal of Human Biology. Drs. Gravlee and Mulligan discuss their paths to anthropology, collaboration, and ongoing work with the Health Equity Alliance Tallahassee (HEAT) steering committee. Be sure to check out the latest issue of AJHB to learn more about this project!

Learn more about Dr. Gravlee’s work at his website:
Follow him on Twitter @lancegravlee

Learn more about Dr. Mulligan’s work on her departmental website:

Connie J. Mulligan, Ph.D.

To learn more about HEAT, check out:

Contact the Sausage of Science and Human Biology Association:
Facebook:, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

Michaela Howells, Public Relations Committee Chair, Email:

Cara Ocobock, Website:,, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

Chris Lynn,,, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

Caroline Owens, Email:, Twitter: @careowens

Theresa Gildner, Email:, Twitter: @TEGildner

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