Neuroscience & Public Policy Seminar by Josh Cruz
Title: Poverty, Pregnancy, and Public Assistance Programs: A Neuroscience & Public Policy Perspective
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Biotechnology Auditorium Room 1111 (425 Henry Mall), Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building
Speaker: Josh Cruz, Neuroscience & Public Policy Graduate Student I will briefly review the history of income inequality and intergenerational poverty in the United States; biological prenatal risk factors associated with poverty; current status of public assistance programs that support prenatal health; and describe alternative insights into developing improved policies that support the development of programs aimed at reducing the biological impacts of poverty during the prenatal period.