CPRC’s mission is to (1) nourish a vibrant intellectual community of population researchers at Columbia, fostering the development of junior population scientists and encouraging collaborations among population scientists and between population scientists and scientists in other disciplines; (2) advance population research in our four primary research areas; (3) continue to be a leading population center focused on research on inequalities in the health and wellbeing of vulnerable populations, and on public policies relevant to those populations; and (4) take advantage of Columbia’s location in New York City by partnering with city policy makers and practitioners to address mutual research interests.
The percentage of U.S. adults who smoke has fallen dramatically during the past 50 years, from 42 percent in 1965 to just 15 percent in 2015.1 Despite this decline, roughly one in five U.S. deaths is due to tobacco-related disease, making it the nation’s top cause of preventable disease and death.Read More
U.S. children of incarcerated parents are an extremely vulnerable group, and much more likely to have behavioral problems and physical and mental health conditions than their peers, reports Kristin Turney, a University of California-Irvine sociologist. “We know that poor people and racial minorities are incarcerated at higher rates than the rest of the population,” she…Read More
This list includes articles in PubMed as of April 10, 2020 with a PubMed entry date between January 1, 2019 and March 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…