Mortality Models: Probabilistic Cause of Death from Verbal Autopsy and a General Model of Age-specific Mortality

Date: 
January 22, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Title: 
Professor
Affiliation: 
Ohio State University, Department of Sociology
Speaker Biographies: 

Samuel Clark's research is in the areas of demography and health. The goal is to improve measurement and understanding of interacting population and health issues a ecting Africa and other parts of the developing world. This involves developing new ecient,  feasible methods to measure population and health  indicators; development of new methods to ascertain cause of death; and a variety of observational studies to describe and document the epi-demographic transition in Africa. This work draws on expertise in demography, statistics/biostatistics, computer science, epidemiology, sociology, and linguistics.

Location: 
103 McNeil
Video: 
See video