About Our Team

The Gateway to Global Aging Data is developed and maintained by the Program on Global Aging, Health, and Policy at the University of Southern California Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research.

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Jinkook Lee
Principal Investigator
Drystan Phillips
Project Manager
Sandy Chien
Director of Data Management
Bas Weerman
IT Director
Jenny Wilkens
Senior Programmer
Programming Team (University of Southern California)
Kanghong Shao
Programmer
Codi Young
Programmer
Sarah Petrosyan
Programmer
Hunter Green
Programmer
Giacomo Rebellato
Programmer
Chiara Grigoletti
Programmer
Yizhou Chen
Programmer
Abhishek Karmakar
Web Developer
Eunice Wu
Web Developer
Research and Administrative Support (University of Southern California)
Hae Yeun Park
Research Assistant
Investigators
Sara Adar
Associate Professor of Environmental Epidemiology
University of Michigan
Jennifer Ailshire
Associate Professor of Gerontology
University of Southern California
Marco Angrisani
Economist
University of Southern California
Jere Behrman
Professor of Economics
University of Pennsylvania
David Bravo
Director, Center of Surveys and Longitudinal Studies
The Catholic University of Chile
Agar Brugiavini
Professor of Economics
Università Ca'Foscari-Venezia
Dorina Cadar
Senior Research Fellow in Dementia
University College London
Maria Casanova
Assistant Professor of Economics
University of California, Fullerton
Alexandra Crosswell
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
UCSF School of Medicine
Irma Elo
Professor of Demography
University of Pennsylvania
Elissa Epel
Professor of Psychiatry
UCSF School of Medicine
Alden Gross
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Hideki Hashimoto
Professor in Health and Social Behavior
University of Tokyo School of Public Health
Peifeng Hu
Professor of Geriatric Medicine
UCLA School of Medicine
David Knapp
Economist
University of Southern California
Maciej Lis
Economist
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Ying Liu
Research Scientist
University of Southern California
Ana Llena-Nozal
Economist
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Norma Mansor
Emeritus Professor of Economics and Director of Social Wellbeing Research Centre
University of Malaya
Alejandra Michaels Obregon
Research Assistant
University of Texas, Medical Branch
Erik Meijer
Economist
University of Southern California
Giacomo Pasini
Professor of Economics
Università Ca' Foscari Venezia
Caterina Pavese
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Università Ca'Foscari-Venezia
Gavin Shaddick
Professor and Chair of Data Science & Statistics
University of Exeter
Jacqui Smith
Professor of Psychology
University of Michigan
Andrew Steptoe
Professor of Psychology and Epidemiology
Univeristy College London
Morten Wahrendorf
Senior Research Associate
Department of Medical Sociology, University of Düsseldorf
Rebeca Wong
Professor of Economics
University of Texas, Medical Branch
Paola Zaninotto
Associate Professor of Medical Statistics
University College London