The Population Studies and Training Center promotes and supports innovative research on the causes and consequences of population size, composition, distribution, and wellbeing in the U.S. and globally. The Center carries out this mission by providing state-of-the-art facilities and research support to associates; maintaining a forum for intra- and interdisciplinary exchange on population science; supporting a high-quality graduate and postdoctoral training program; mentoring a diverse and inclusive community of population scholars at Brown; engineering and seeding promising new areas of population research; and developing cross-unit collaborations on campus and with partners in Rhode Island (RI) and around the world.
As coronavirus cases rise in less densely populated states in the Midwest and West, the disease, combined with high levels of obesity in rural America, could pose major challenges for health care systems, suggests Mark Lee at the University of Minnesota. People of any age with obesity face a greatly increased risk of severe illness…Read More
The persistent separation of racial groups across U.S. neighborhoods has lessened slightly due to mixed-race marriages, according to researchers at Pennylvania State University and the University of Washington. But residential patterns differ depending on the racial makeup of the couple. Residential Segregation Declining Overall, residential segregation—neighborhood separation of whites, blacks, Asians, and Hispanics—has been consistently…Read More
This list includes articles in PubMed as of January 6, 2021 with a PubMed entry date between October 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020 that reference P2C, R24, or T32 grant support from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development and oversight by Population Dynamics Branch Program Officials. Recent Articles…