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COMPLEX TIME: Adaptation, Aging, & Arrow of Time

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Usama Bilal
Drexel Univ.
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Usama Bilal is a postdoctoral fellow with the Urban Health Collaborative at Drexel University. His main research interest are the macrosocial determinants of chronic diseases. He works on the role that city/neighborhood dynamics have in generating disease, and the use of complexity methodologies to study the emergent properties of cities. He obtained his PhD in Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University. He holds MPH and MD degrees from the Universidad de Alcala and Oviedo in Spain.

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This user is listed as a student for the following meetings:

  1. Population and the Environment: Analytical Demography and Applied Population Ethics