The Centre for Population, Aging, and Health encourages, organizes and supports innovative social science research in the areas of population, aging, and health. We are a community of scholars working and collaborating on research and methods that advance the scientific understanding of changing population dynamics, individual and population aging, and the social determinants of health.
CPAH welcomes Dr. Michael Haan, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Migration and Ethnic Relation in the Department of Scoiology. Dr. Haan’s research interests intersect the areas of demography, immigrant settlement, labour market integration, and data development.
Nicole Etherington, PhD Candidate in Sociology, was recognized by the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health for her innovative research on women's health. Her dissertation research applies unique methodological and theoretical approaches to the study of women's and men's health over time, and across a variety of disease outcomes to further our understanding of the complexity of social determinants of women's health over the life course. Her research has been published in Women and Health, and is forthcoming in Women and Aging and Longitudinal and Life Course Studies.
Professor Rachel Margolis and MA Student Natalie Iciaszczyk recently publised "The Changing Health Of Canadian Grandparents" in Canadian Studies in Population. For a link to the article, please click here.
Professor Rachel Margolis recently published "Parental Well-being Surrounding First Birth as a Determinant of Further Parity Progression" with colleague Mikko Myrskylä in Demography. The article has been featured in many recent news reports, including the Huffington Post.