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Lecture: "Social Disconnection as a Public Health Concern"

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

InCHIP Lecture Series: "Social Disconnection as a Public Health Concern" featuring Julianne Holt-Lunstad, Ph.D

Julianne Holt-Lunstad is a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Brigham Young University, where she is also the director of the social neuroscience lab. Dr. Holt-Lunstad’s research is focused on the long-term health effects of social connection. Her work has been seminal in the recognition of social isolation and loneliness as risk factors for early mortality. Her lecture will focus on the impact of isolation and loneliness on health.

This is an Honors event. Categories: Academic & Interdisciplinary Engagement

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Contact:

Grace Morris, grace.morris@uconn.edu

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