Session 9:
How Do Early Life Conditions Affect Fertility and Mortality? Consensus and Controversies

Thursday, April 15
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Cumberland G
Exhibition Level

Chair: Barry Edmonston, University of Victoria

  1. Early Origins of Fertility and Longevity Among Siblings: Pre-Natal Exposures to Drought and Food Shortages Among Early Utah PioneersKen R. Smith, University of Utah; Heidi Hanson, Huntsman Cancer Institute; Geraldine P. Mineau, University of Utah; Diana Lane Reed, University of Utah; Alison Fraser, University of Utah

  2. The Long Term Legacy of Early Life Conditions in Historical Quebec: Assessing the Role of Disease Load and Food Deprivation on Fertility and LongevityAlain Gagnon, University of Western Ontario

  3. Developmental Effects of the 1918-19 Flu Pandemic on Late-Life Mortality: Reconciling Disparate FindingsAlan A. Cohen, Centre for Global Health Research

  4. Anthropometric Measures of Childhood Health for the Study of Adult Health and MortalityDouglas Ewbank, University of Pennsylvania

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