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About Patrick F. Clarkin

Patrick Clarkin conducted his graduate studies in anthropology at Binghamton University (SUNY). He is particularly interested in nutrition, growth and development, and the developmental origins of chronic disease. He has conducted research on Hmong, Lao, and Khmer living either in French Guiana and the United States, looking at the contributions of war, forced displacement, and socioeconomic status on stature, body composition, and health.


Present Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Boston