Featuring Steven Woolf

Our guest this week is Dr. Steven Woolf. He is the C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Distinguished Chair in Population health and Health Equity at VCU as well as Director Emeritus and Senior Advisor to theVCU Center on Society and Health. He joins us this week to talk about his work improving our understanding of the increasing death rates among mid-life Americans, on which he published a crucial paper about in 2018 in BMJ, entitled Changes in midlife death rates across racial and ethnic groups in the United States: systematic analysis of vital statistics,as well as authoring in an extensive report entitled US Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health.

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