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Jordan Weiss Wins Award from APHA

Jordan Weiss received an award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) for his work examining recent trends in dementia and its risk factors. The Laurence G. Branch Doctoral Student Research Award is an award which honors outstanding students for exceptional research during their training. Students must have completed a research project in areas of gerontology, aging and chronic illness and disability in adults, long-term care, or geriatrics. Jordan will be recognized for his achievement during the APHA’s Aging and Public Health Section Awards Ceremony in November. 

--October 21, 2019

Irma Elo receives Diverse Communities Grant Funding

Irma Elo received grant funding as part of the 2019 Making a Difference in Diverse Communities. Read more on the Penn Arts & Sciences website. 

--October 17, 2019

A Successful Climate Plan must also Tackle the Housing Crisis

Daniel Aldana Cohen recently wrote an article published in The Guardian about a climate plan and the housing crisis.

--October 4, 2019


Norma Coe – Research Associate

A few weeks ago Anita Lai and Shannon Crane sat down with Norma Coe. Norma Coe is an Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine. She is also a PSC Research Associate and a LDI Senior Fellow.

Quartet Pilot Project Competition

Request for Proposals:  2019-2020 Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition
Proposals are due Friday, March 15, 2019 | 5 pm

The Annual Quartet award competition is jointly sponsored by the PSC, the Population Aging Research Center, Boettner Center for Pension Retirement Research, and LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics. The competition promotes high quality and innovative research in demography, economics, and related social and behavioral sciences. Quartet awards are funded for one year (or less) in duration and are selected through competitive peer review. Click here to read about former and currently funded projects