An interview with Robert Kahn
Robert Kahn is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He trained in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and received his MPH from Harvard School of Public Health. His major research interests are in the underlying pathways that lead to health disparities and innovative interventions to mitigate them. His current work includes a focus on understanding disparities in asthma outcomes taking a ‘genes to geocode’ approach. He is also collaborating with the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities on a project to transform how communities jointly support early childhood trajectories.
This interview – which was conducted by Kandyce Larson, PhD, MSW, Research Associate at the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities – is the eighth in a series of interviews with national and international experts in life course health development.