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

Arizona Law Restricts Tests for Fentanyl [Video]

Fentanyl test strips can detect the presence of the deadly drug in other drugs, such as OxyContin. But the strips could be considered drug paraphernalia under Arizona law. Faculty Associate Susan Sherman is interviewed.

Giant hospital system’s charity status challenged

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro accused a major nonprofit hospital system and health insurer of failing to fulfill its charitable mission Thursday, taking a step into a bruising, years-long regional health-care battle that has become emblematic of how broader changes rippling through the health-care system can leave sick people caught in the crossfire of competition between multibillion-dollar […]