The Hopkins Population Center (HPC) was established in 1971 to stimulate and facilitate interdisciplinary population research throughout the Johns Hopkins University.  It comprises about sixty Faculty Associates from four schools: Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing.

The HPC has been supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, first as a P30 Center, later an R24 Population Research Infrastructure Program, and currently a P2C Population Dynamics Research Infrastructure Program (2021-2026).  The current Director is Dr. Lingxin Hao.

Our associates are experts in a wide variety of population-based research topics, and they have received many honors for their scholarly achievements.  Drs. Andrew Cherlin, Robert Moffitt, and Amy Tsui have previously held the position of the President of the Population Association of America (PAA).