Hopkins Population Center (HPC) stimulates and facilitates innovative, impactful research that combines the core strengths in social science, public health, medical science, and biostatistics in emerging areas of population research. HPC promotes innovative methodology beyond traditional demography to integrate systems science and computational modeling. HPC promotes exemplary interdisciplinary research that is translational to inform policy makers, with a priority on the growth of young investigators.  Our research is rooted in three primary research areas:

  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Family, Maternal and Child Health

News & Announcements

New Congress Members Educate and Advocate for Syringe Services Programs

This week, Representatives Donna Shalala and Mary Gay Scanlon tried to elevate the need for swift action to support syringe service programs (SSPs) by hosting a briefing for members of the newly formed Freshmen Working Group on Addiction, a bipartisan effort among newly elected members of Congress to promote policies to end the overdose crisis […]

Warren Has Her Plan. Buttigeg Suggests Another Way to Cut Health Prices

One way Elizabeth Warren wants to control health care spending in the United States is simple in principle: pay doctors and hospitals significantly less. But Pete Buttigieg, the South Bend, Ind., mayor, has another idea about how to regulate health care prices. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.