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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Population
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
  Rising Midlife Mortality Rates and Socioeconomic Disparities
Project Description 

Midlife MortalityThe Committee on Population (CPOP) and the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) will be conducting a consensus study on the topic of rising midlife mortality rates and socioeconomic disparities. The study committee will produce an authoritative and comprehensive report that will: identify the key drivers of increasing mid-life mortality and concomitant widening social differentials; identify modifiable risk factors that might alleviate poor health in mid-life and widening health inequalities; identify key knowledge gaps and make recommendations for future research and data collection; and explore potential policy implications.

Meetings of the Committee

Meeting 1 | February 11-12, 2019
Washington, DC
Meeting Agenda

Meeting 2 | April 30 - May 1, 2019
Washington, DC
Meeting Agenda


Staff Information

Malay Majmundar, Study Director
Tara Becker, Program Officer
Ellie Grimes, Senior Program Assistant 

National Institute on Aging
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Committee Members
Kathleen Mullan Harris (NAS), Chair
Michael Chernew (NAM)
David M. Cutler (NAM)
Ana V. Diez Roux (NAM)
Irma T. Elo
Darrell J. Gaskin
Robert A. Hummer
Ryan Masters
Shannon M. Monnat
Bhramar Mukherjee

Robert B. Wallace (NAM)
Steven H. Woolf (NAM)


For more information, please contact:

Ellie Grimes

Mailing Address

Keck Center
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001




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