Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Announcements and News

(August 13, 2018) Social Genomics Cluster Hiring at UW-Madison
The Initiative on Social Genomics is one of six successful proposals for Cluster Hires at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Our aim is for UW to become home to the largest and most innovative group of researchers pursuing topics in Social Genomics in the world. Our first step is to hire three new tenure track faculty in Social Genomics. Visit the Initiative on Social Genomics page for more information about these positions.

(July 26, 2018) Call for Abstracts Comparative Workshop on Adult Mortality Determinants
The UC-Berkeley Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging-CEDA and the USC/UCLA Center for Biodemography and Population Health will co-sponsor a one-day workshop on adult mortality determinants on Februaryy 22, 2019. A call for abstracts has been issued. Deadline for submission of abstracts is October 12, 2018. For more information, please review this announcement.

(June 4, 2018) Webinar: Using Harmonized Data from China
Researchers who plan to conduct cross-national and longitudinal research using the international family of Health and Retirement surveys especially using the Harmonized China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) can register to attend a free webinar on Tuesday, June 12 at 7 pm LA / 10 pm NY & Wednesday, June 13 at 10am Beijing. This webinar will provide hands-on examples of cross-national and longitudinal analyses using Harmonized datasets. Register at:

(May 4, 2018) CDHA Welcomes New Director, Jason Fletcher
The Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) executive committee has selected Jason Fletcher to become its next Director, effective this month. CDHA has been funded through the National Institute on Aging for nearly 20 years and works closely with the Center for Demography and Ecology (CDE) to promote demographic research and training at UW-Madison. Full announcement is available at this link.