Carlos Siordia, NIH postdoctoral associate in the
Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh, will deliver a
presentation titled “The ‘Educational Advantage’ Diminishes as Race-Ethnicity
Poverty Gap Increases.” His presentation will be held on Wednesday, April 15, in Stouffer Auditorium at 6:30 p.m.
Siordia obtained an MS in sociology from Texas A&M University
in College Station, Texas, and is currently completing an MS in epidemiology at the
University of Pittsburgh. In the past, he has worked as a survey statistician
at the U.S. Census Bureau Population Division and served as a research faculty
member at the University of Texas–Medical Branch.
As a multifaceted scholar,
Siordia combines perspectives from sociology, epidemiology, and geography
when analyzing quantitative data in order to better understand the impacts
social structures have on economics and health well-being.
will touch base on the realities of economic inequalities and how they affect
health outcomes. Siordia’s research contributes towards efforts for
constructing a more equitable society that will diminish avoidable and unjust
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