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”


Selected Questions and Comments from the Audience


Concluding Discussion of Racial Trends and Research Needs

William Julius Wilson, Neil Smelser


Selected Questions and Comments from the Audience



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