Laurie Reitsema publishes research determining the relationship of nutritional status among medieval Italian children and survival

Associate Professor Laurie Reitsema at an archaeological dig site

 For the past five years, the University of Georgia's Laurie Reitsema has been researching how early childhood living conditions affect individuals' health outcomes as adults.

As a bioarchaeologist and assistant professor of anthropology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Reitsema studies human remains as a "record from the past."