Maradiegue to Deliver Fenwick Fellows Spring Lecture

Posted: April 9, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Ann Maradiegue, a clinical instructor in the College of Health and Human Services, will present her work conducted as part of the George Mason Libraries’ Fenwick Fellows Program on Tuesday, April 10.

Her presentation, titled “Central American Immigrant Mothers Relate Family History Factors Associated with Health Risk among Their Teenage Daughters,” will look at the relationship between maternal depression and alcohol use and their teenage daughters’ health risks. The presentation will take place at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center Library Instruction Room 228.

Maradiegue received her PhD from George Mason in 2007. Her research focus includes high risk adolescents, Central Americans, genetics, family risk assessment and depression.

She began her work as an educator in 2000 and was selected to participate in the National Institutes of Health Summer Genetics Workshop in 2004, and the City of Hope Cancer Genetics Workshop.

The Fenwick Fellows Program is currently accepting applications for the 2007-08 academic year. For more information, go to http://timesync.gmu.edu/libnews/?p=36.

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