Centers at Penn

Centers Directed or otherwise headed by PSC/PARC researchers


Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Research

Mitchell is the Director and also serves on the Advisory Board with Behrman and Elo.

Center for Africana Studies

Charles is the Director, and Duckworth, Imoagene, Jemmott, Kohler H-P, Roberts, Schurr, and Zuberi are affiliated faculty.

Center for Autism Research

Mandell is the Associate Director.

Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research (CHOPR)

Aiken is the Director of the center. McHugh is Associate Director, Smith is Associated Faculty. Behrman and Polsky are Senior Fellows.

Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI CHIBE)

Volpp is Director. Pauly and Polsky are members of the Internal Advisory Board and are Affiliated Faculty along with Buttenheim and Karlawish.

Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research

Mandell is the Associate Director and Culhane is faculty at the center.

Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR)

Trojanowski is Co-Director. Karlawish leads clinical research in Alzheimer's Disease.

Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy

Volpp is Vice Chair of Health Policy. Buttenheim, Karlawish, Pauly, and Polsky are Affiliated Faculty

FELS Institute for Government

MacDonald is Penny and Robert A. Fox Faculty Director. Culhane, Polsky and Sieg are FELS Faculty members.

Institute on Aging (IOA)

Trojanowski is Director. Cacchione is an Internal Advisory Board Member. Bowles, Cacchione, Elo, Ewbank, Jacobs, Kagan, Karlawish, Kohler H-P, Kohler I, McHugh, Polsky, Preston, and Volpp are IOA Fellows.

The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI)

Polsky is the Executive Director. Senior Fellows include: Aiken, Bowles, Buttenheim, Chao, Culhane D, Fang, Jacobs, Karlawish, Kohler H-P, MacDonald, Mandell, McHugh, Mitchell, Pauly, Polsky, Rosenbaum, Schnittker, and Volpp. Aiken, Pauly, Polsky, and Volpp are members of the Executive Committee.

Pension Research Council (PRC)

Mitchell is the Executive Director and an Advisory Board member.

Population Aging Research Center (PARC)

Elo is the Director of PARC, and Behrman is Associate Director. Aiken, Allison, Chao, Cunha, Duckworth, Ewbank, Fang, Fernández-Villaverde, Flippen, Guillot, Kable, Karlawish, Kohler H-P, Kohler I, Krueger, Mitchell, Park, Parrado, Pauly, Polsky, Postlewaite, Preston, Rios-Rull, Rosenbaum, Schnittker, Schurr, Smith, Todd, Volpp, Watkins, and Zuberi are Associates.

Prevention Research Center

Volpp is a Director. Buttenheim is Evaluation Core Co-Lead. Volpp is PI and Polsky is Co-Investigator of the Healthy Weigh Study.

Wharton People Analytics

Duckworth is Co-Director.

Researcher's affiliations with other Centers at Penn

Abramson Cancer Center
Trojanowski is a non-cancer provider, and Volpp is a Cancer Control Program member.
Alzheimer's Disease Center (Penn Memory Center)
Trojanowski is an Affiliated Researcher.
Alice Paul Center for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Jacobs and Madden are Core Faculty. Flippen, Furstenberg, Hannum, Harknett, Kagan, Lareau, and Roberts are Affiliated Faculty.
Annenberg Public Policy Center
Duckworth is a Distinguished Research Fellow.
Cartographic Modeling Lab
Culhane D is on the Faculty Board.
Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Several Associates are members of CFAR including: Aiken, Behrman, Chao, Culhane D, Elo, Kohler H-P, Kohler I, Parrado, Pauly, and Zuberi.
Center for Ancient Studies
Schurr is an Associated Scholar at the center.

Center for Brain Injury and Repair
Trojanowski is a Research Team member.
Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
Kable is Core Faculty.
Center for East Asian Studies
Fang, Hannum, Kao, ParkSchurr and Smith are faculty.
Center for Excellence in Environmental Toxicology
Tishkoff is a member of the Gene-Environment Interactions Affinity Group (GEI)
Center for Functional Neuroimaging
Kable is Faculty.
Center for Genetics and Complex Traits
Tishkoff is Affiliated Faculty.
Center for Global Women's Health (Penn Nursing)
Buttenheim is a member.
Center for Health Behavior Research
Jemmott and Volpp are Senior Fellows.
Center for Neuroscience & Society
Kable and Karlawish are Faculty.
Center for Pharmacoepidemiology Research and Training (CPeRT)
Mandell is an Investigator.
Center for Public Health Initiatives
Buttenheim, Culhane D, Karlawish, Mandell, McHugh, and Polsky are Senior Fellows.
Center for Research and Evaluation in Social Policy (CRESP)
Allison and Rosenbaum are Affiliates of CRESP.
Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI)
Behrman is on the Faculty Advisory Committee and is a Research Affiliate.
The Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education
Charles, Kao, Lareau, and Zuberi are Faculty Affiliates.
Center for Therapeutic Effectiveness Research
Volpp is an Advisory Board member. Polsky is Core Faculty.
Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence
Berk is a Faculty Fellow.
The Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice & Research
Roberts is a Faculty Affiliate.
Institute for Biomedical Informatics
Bowles, Polsky, and Tishkoff are Faculty.
Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism
Tishkoff is a member.
Institute for Law and Economics
Postlewaite is Associate Faculty.
Institute for Medicine and Engineering
Trojanowski is a member.
Institute for Research in Cognitive Science
Kable is Affiliated Faculty.
Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT)
Karlawish is Faculty.
The Lauder Institute
Fernández-Villaverde is Faculty.
Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences
Kable and Trojanowski are Faculty.
Middle East Center
Guillot is Affiliated Faculty.
Penn Institute for Economic Research (PIER)
BehrmanFang, Fernández-Villaverde, Greenwood, Krueger, Pauly, Postlewaite, Sieg, Todd, and Wolpin are PIER Research Fellows.
Penn Institute for Urban Research
Behrman, Charles, Culhane D, MacDonald, Madden, McHugh are Faculty Fellows. Culhane D, Madden, and MacDonald are on the Executive Committee.
Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center
Trojanowski is Affiliated Faculty.
Positive Psychology Center
Duckworth is Faculty
Risk Management and Decision Processes Center
Pauly is a Research Fellow.
The S.S. Huebner Foundation and the Geneva Association
Mitchell and Pauly are Faculty.
Smell and Taste Center
Trojanowski is Faculty.
The Wharton Financial Institutions Center (FIC)
Fernandez-Villaverde, Jacobs, Mitchell, Pauly, and Rosenbaum, are all Fellows.
Wharton Sports Business Initiative
Charles and Zuberi are Affiliated Faculty.