Jennifer Dowd
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Research interests

Dr. Dowd's research covers topics in social epidemiology and population health focusing on the interaction of social and biological factors over the life course. Current projects include understanding the role of stress and immune function in health inequalities, links between infectious and chronic disease, trends in educational attainment and mortality, social determinants of the human microbiome, and the impact of long-term obesity on health and functioning.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Education/Academic qualification

Economics/Demography, Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University

Award Date: 11 Nov 2004

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