Paper Authors:

Raynard Kington (NCHS) & Herbert Nickens (AAMC): “Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health: Recent Trends, Current Patterns, Future Directions”

Vonnie McLoyd (Michigan) & Betsy Lozoff (Michigan): “Behavior and Development in Children and Adolescents”

Renee Jenkins (Howard): “Physical Health Issues in Children and Adolescents”

David Williams (Michigan): “Racial Variations in Adult Health Status: Patterns, Paradoxes, and Prospects”

Eugene Oddone (VA), Laura Petersen (VA), Morris Weinberger: “Health Care Use in the Veterans Health Administration: Racial Trends and the Spirit of Inquiry”

3:45

Selected Questions and Comments from the Audience

4:00

Concluding Discussion of Racial Trends and Research Needs

William Julius Wilson, Neil Smelser

4:30

Selected Questions and Comments from the Audience

5:00

Adjourn



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