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CEHA Seminar: Social Network Organization of Health


Forelæsning — The Centre of Healthy Aging and Asian Dynamics Initiative invite you to a seminar with Yoosik Youm, Professor of Sociology, Yonsei University.


Date & Time:

Nielsine Nielsen Auditoriet, Mærsk Tower, Building 13, Blegdamsvej 3B, 2200 Kbh. N

Hosted by:
Centre of Healthy Aging and Asian Dynamics Initiative



In his talk Professor Youm will introduce the ‘Korean Social life, Health, and Aging Project’ (KSHAP) and some selected research results. The KSHAP is a longitudinal, population-based study of health and social factors, aiming to understand the well-being of older, community-dwelling Koreans. Especially it is equipped with the complete social networks of two entire villages combined with physical examinations including drawing blood and fMRI brain scanning. Selected research results cover various health outcomes such as osteoporosis, coronary calcium score, brain connectivity, depression, and CRP.

All are welcome, but registration is required.

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This event is part of the ongoing research collaboration between Yonsei University and the University of Copenhagen.

Short bio on Prof. Yoosik Youm:

Yoosik Youm is a full professor of Sociology at Yonsei University. Prior to this, he was an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (2000-2005). He graduated from Yonsei University (B.A., 1987; M.A, 1990) and the University of Chicago (PhD, 2000). Youm’s research interests include family dynamics, health, organizations, sexuality, ethnic relations.