How Socioeconomic Disadvantages Get Into the Brain Across the Lifespan

This webinar, part of the LCRN’s series based on the Handbook of Life Course Health Development,  features Pilyoung Kim, PhD.


Dr. Kim is Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of the Family and Child Neuroscience lab at the University of Denver ( Dr. Kim’s long-term research career trajectory is to examine the early life origins of socioeconomic disparities in health from a neurobiological perspective. Her current work focuses on the prospective effects of perinatal exposures to poverty-related chronic stress on the neural systems in new mothers and infants. Dr. Kim received her Master’s Degree from Harvard and her PhD from Cornell before completing a post-doctoral fellowship in Developmental Affective Neuroscience at the National Institute of Mental Health. She was a recipient of the 2014 Victoria S. Levin Grant for Early Career Success by the Society for Research in Child Development.


Webinar recording available here

Presentation slides available here