Centre for Population, Aging and HealthWestern Social Science
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Centre for Population, Aging and Health

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.

Key Themes

  • Social Inequality in Physical and Mental Health Across the Life Course

  • Gender, Work, Family, and Aging

  • Population Movement, Inequality, and Well-being

Latest News and Recent Announcements

Nicole Etherington Publishes Article

PhD candidate Nicole Etherington recently published the article "Race, Gender, and the Resources That Matter: An Investigation of Intersectionality and Health" in the Journal of Women and Health. For a link to the article, please click here.

The Centre for Population, Aging and Health Graduate Student Paper Award Winners

The recipients of the CPAH 2015 Graduate Student Paper Award are Jinette Comeau, for her paper "Economic Resources and Children's Trajectories of Mental Health over the Early Life Course" and Jonathan Amoyaw and Godfred Boateng for "Conundrum of Sexual Decision-Making in Marital Relationships: Safer Sex Knowledge, Behaviour, and Attitudes of Married Women in Zambia".

Professor Rachel Margolis and Laura Wright Publish Article

Professor Rachel Margolis and PhD candidate Laura Wright recently publish "Better off Alone Than With a Smoker: The Influence of Partner's Smoking Behavior in Later Life" in the Journal of Gerontology Social Sciences. For a link to the article, please click here. The article has further been featured in Reuters Health News and Business Insider

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