2019-2020


<a href="mailto:sravindran@ucla.edu">Saravana Ravindran</a>

Saravana Ravindran

I focus on topics in development economics, health economics, and the economics of education. My research studies how parental investments respond to large, government-provided early childhood programs in India.

<a href="mailto:mienah.s@ucla.edu">Mienah Sharif</a>

Mienah Sharif

I am interested in how macro- and meso-level factors, including but not limited to policies, race, gender, neighborhood conditions, social networks, influence health and wellbeing across the lifecourse.

<a href="mailto:ajparisb@ucla.edu">Paris Adkins-Jackson</a>

Paris Adkins-Jackson

Culturally-relevant health assessment, institutional racism measures, self-care assessment, behavioral economics and risk, multidisciplinary mixed methods research, translating research into policy and advocacy.

<a href="mailto:mekdes.gebremariam@medisin.uio.no">Mekdes Gebremariam</a>

Mekdes Gebremariam

Social inequality in health, childhood obesity, determinants of energy balance-related behaviors

<a href="mailto:keunboklee@berkeley.edu">Keunbok Lee</a>

Keunbok Lee

Social Networks and Health, Social Stratification and Class, Culture.

<a href="mailto:megan.mueller@ucla.edu">Megan Mueller</a>

Megan Mueller

Obesity prevention in children, parents, and young adults, with an emphasis on restaurants and the food environment

<a href="mailto:tomramos@g.ucla.edu">Antonio Pedro Ramos</a>

Antonio Pedro Ramos

Using demographic data and advanced statistical methods to investigate the effect of democratic institutions on health, particularly on early-life mortality among the poor in the developing regions of the world.

<a href="mailto:hesohn@ucla.edu">Heeju Sohn</a>

Heeju Sohn

Intersection of health policy, family demography, and inequality

<a href="mailto:yongfuyu@ucla.edu">Yongfu Yu</a>

Yongfu Yu

Reproductive epidemiology, pregnancy (maternal ill health/medication/socioeconomic status), cardiovascular disease, stress, mortality

2018-2019

  • Mekdes Gebremariam (Department of Public Health)
  • Antonio Pedro Ramos (Department of Biostatistics)
  • Heeju Sohn (Department of Health Policy and Management)
  • Megan Mueller (Department of Public Health)
  • Yongfu Yu (Department of Epidemiology)

2017-2018

  • Mekdes Gebremariam (Department of Public Health)
  • Zeyan Liew (Department of Epidemiology)
  • Megan Mueller (Department of Public Health)
  • Roch Nianogo (Department of Epidemiology)
  • Antonio Pedro Ramos (Department of Biostatistics)
  • Heeju Sohn (Department of Health Policy and Management)
  • Andrea Verhulst (California Center for Population Research)
  • Yongfu Yu (Department of Epidemiology)

2016-2017


  • Emma Bjorkenstam (Karolinska Institutet)
  • Mekdes Gebremariam (Department of Public Health)
  • Zeyan Liew (Department of Epidemiology)
  • Antonio Pedro Ramos (Department of Biostatistics)
  • Heeju Sohn (Department of Health Policy and Management)
  • Andrea Verhulst (California Center for Population Research)

2015-2016


2014-2015


2013-2014


  • Emma Björkenstam (Karolinska Institutet)
  • Mieke Eeckhaut (California Center for Population Research)
  • Angie Otiniano Verissimo (UCLA Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences)

2012-2013


  • Georgiana Bostean (Cancer Prevention and Control)- Demography, Migration, Aging, and Alternative Medicine
  • Renne Luthra (California Center for Population Research)- International migration, Immigrant integration, Social stratification
  • Jordan Rickles (California Center for Population Research; Graduate School of Education & Information Studies)- Education Attainment for Disadvantaged Children
  • Annie Ro (UCLA Community Health Sciences)- Immigrant Assimilation, Socioeconomic Status, and Health

2011-2012


  • Renee Luthra (California Center for Population Research)- International migration, Immigrant integration, Social stratification
  • Annie Ro (UCLA Community Health Sciences)- Immigrant Assimilation, Socioeconomic Status, and Health

2010-2011


  • Sothy Eng  (California Center for Population Research)- Trauma (social and cultural factors), Marriage and Divorce, Academic Achievement
  • Thomas Kemeny (California Center for Population Research)- Urban Economic Development, Trade and Economic Geography, Economic Inequality

2005-2006