About Us

Mission

We are an interdisciplinary, multisite, collaborative research team investigating the intersecting socioeconomic, institutional, and biological pathways through which education and early life conditions impact later-life health and cognition. Our research informs efforts to intervene early in the life course to improve the lives of future older Americans.

Values

  • Research to improve lives and enhance equity
  • Interdisciplinary collaborative science
  • High quality, reproducible, impactful scholarship
  • Secure data to protect research participants
  • Accessible data for open science