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Upcoming Webinar: The Link Between Childhood Poverty and Ill Health

Do you want to learn more about poverty in the US? The connection between poverty and health? The connection between poverty and childhood development? Policies and programs that have been implemented throughout the US to reduce poverty?

Join us on August 21, 2012 at 2-3pm CDT (3-4pm EDT) for a County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Special Topics Webinar: The Link Between Childhood Poverty and Ill Health.

This webinar will feature Katherine Magnuson, PhD, Associate Director of Research and Training at the University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty. Dr. Magnuson's current research focuses on better understanding the association between socioeconomic disadvantage and childhood development, as well as how to promote healthy development among disadvantaged children.

As always, this webinar is free and open to everyone. Feel free to invite others who may be interested.

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