The mission of the CPRC is to (1) nourish a vibrant intellectual community of population researchers at Columbia University; (2) advance population research in our four primary research areas; (3) continue to be a leading population center specializing in research on the health and well being of vulnerable populations locally, nationally, and internationally, and on public policies relevant to those populations; and (4) take advantage of Columbia’s location in New York City.
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 July 16, 2018 with publisher dates between January 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018 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 Appearing in PubMed Philbin MM, Parker CM, Parker RG,…