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NIA Demography Centers

The Behavioral and Social Research Program at the National Institute on Aging supports eleven P30 Centers on the Demography of Aging at leading universities and policy organizations around the U.S. The purpose of the centers is to foster research in demography, economics and epidemiology of aging and to promote use of important datasets in the field.

Key activities of the Centers include: 

  • Conducting Research on Aging
  • Funding Pilot Research Initiatives
  • Attracting Scholars to the Study of Aging
  • Creating Research Networks
  • Developing and Promoting New Data Resources
  • Holding Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops

In addition to Stanford's CDEHA, these centers include:

University of California at Berkeley

Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging (CEDA)

Duke University

Center on the Demography of Aging

Harvard University

Program on the Global Demography of Aging (PGDA)

University of Michigan

Center on the Demography of Aging (MiCDA)

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

NBER Center for Aging and Health Research


University of  Pennsylvania

Population Aging Research Center (PARC)


Center for the Study of Aging

University of Southern California/ University of California at Los Angeles (USC/UCLA)

Center on Biodemography and Population Health (CBPH)

University of Washington

Center for Health Trends and Forecasts (CHTF)

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA)