Heath and Aging

Growing Older in America: The Health and Retirement Study

Appendix B

HRS Co-Investigators, Steering Committee, and Data Monitoring Committee (1990-2006)

CO-INVESTIGATORS

Robert Willis, Ph.D.
(1995-present)
HRS Co-Director
University of Michigan

David Weir, Ph.D.
(2000-present)
HRS Co-Director
University of Michigan

F. Thomas Juster, Ph.D.
(1990-present)
HRS Director Emeritus
University of Michigan

Charles Brown, Ph.D.
(1990-present)
University of Michigan

Alan Gustman, Ph.D.
(2000-present)
Dartmouth College

John Henretta, Ph.D.
(1993-2006)
University of Florida

Regula Herzog, Ph.D.*
(1993-2002)
University of Michigan

Daniel Hill, Ph.D.
(1995-2005)
University of Michigan

Martha Hill, Ph.D.
(1993-1999)
University of Michigan

Michael Hurd, Ph.D.
(1990-present)
SUNY Stony Brook/RAND Corporation

Kenneth Langa, Ph.D., M.D.
(2005-present)
University of Michigan

John J. McArdle, Ph.D.
(2005-present)
University of Southern California

Olivia Mitchell, Ph.D.
(1991-present)
University of Pennsylvania

Mary Beth Ofstedal, Ph.D.
(2000-present)
University of Michigan

Willard Rodgers, Ph.D.
(1993-2006)
University of Michigan

Beth J. Soldo, Ph.D.
(1990-present)
University of Pennsylvania

Thomas Steinmeier, Ph.D.
(1991-present)
Texas Tech University

Robert Wallace, M.D.
(1990-present)
University of Iowa

Doug Wolf, Ph.D.
(1993-1995)
Syracuse University

STEERING COMMITTEE

Affiliations listed are as of the time of Steering Committee membership. The Steering Committee completed its service in 2004.

Henry J. Aaron, Ph.D.
(1990-1992)
Brookings Institution

John Breitner, M.D.
(1996-1997)
Duke University

Richard Campbell, Ph.D.
(1995-1997)
University of Illinois

Denis Evans, M.D.
(2000-2004)
Rush University

Douglas Ewbank, M.D.
(2000-2004)
University of Pennsylvania

Alan M. Garber, M.D., Ph.D.
(1990-1998)
Stanford University

Robert Hauser, Ph.D.
(2000-2004)
University of Wisconsin

Albert Hermalin, Ph.D.
(1995-1997)
University of Michigan

Christopher Hertzog, Ph.D.
(2000-2004)
Georgia Institute of Technology

George Kaplan, Ph.D.
(1996-1997)
University of Michigan

Raynard Kington, M.D., Ph.D.
(2000-2002)
NHANES/National Institutes of Health

M. Powell Lawton, Ph.D.*
(1995-1997)
Philadelphia Geriatric Center

Lee Lillard, Ph.D.*
(1995-1998)
RAND Corporation

John J. McArdle, Ph.D.
(2004)
University of Virginia

Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D.
(1997-1998)
Stanford University

David Meltzer, M.D., Ph.D.
(2000-2004)
University of Chicago

Marilyn Moon, Ph.D.
(1991-1997)
The Urban Institute

John Rust, Ph.D.
(2000-2004)
Yale University

Jonathan Skinner, Ph.D.
(2000-2004)
Dartmouth College

Frank Sloan, Ph.D.
(1990-1997)
Vanderbilt University

Timothy Smeeding, Ph.D.
(1995-1998)
Syracuse University

Richard Suzman, Ph.D.
(1990-2004)
Ex Officio
National Institute on Aging

John Ware, Ph.D.
(1990-1992)
New England Medical Center

Robert Willis, Ph.D.
(1990 -1994)
University of Chicago

Doug Wolf, Ph.D.
(1995-1997)
Syracuse University

Kenneth Wolpin, Ph.D.
(2000-2004)
University of Pennsylvania

DATA MONITORING COMMITTEE

Current Members

James Smith, Ph.D., Chair
(1991-present)
RAND Corporation

David A. Bennett, M.D.
(2006-present)
Rush University

Lisa Berkman, Ph.D.
(2000-present)
Harvard University

John Cacioppo, Ph.D.
(2005-present)
University of Chicago

Nicholas Christakis, M.D., Ph.D.
(2005-present)
Harvard University

Eileen Crimmins, Ph.D.
(2000-2006)
University of Southern California

Linda Fried, M.D., M.P.H.
(1991-present)
Johns Hopkins University

Richard Kulka, Ph.D.
(2000-present)
Abt Associates

David Laibson, Ph.D.
(2000-present)
Harvard University

Carol Ryff, Ph.D.
(2000-present)
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jonathan Skinner, Ph.D.
(2005-present)
Dartmouth College

Richard Suzman, Ph.D.
(1991-present)
Ex Officio
National Institute on Aging

David Wise, Ph.D.
(1991-present)
Harvard University
Social Security Administration Liaison

Irena Dushi, Ph.D
National Institute on Aging Neuroscience and Neurospychology of Aging Program Liaison

Dallas Anderson, Ph.D.

Past Members

Affiliations listed are as of the time of Data Monitoring Committee membership.

Lawrence Atkins
Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts

David Cutler, Ph.D.
Harvard University

Alex Inkeles, Ph.D.
Stanford University

Lee Lillard, Ph.D.*
RAND Corporation

Kenneth Manton, Ph.D.
Duke University

John J. McArdle, Ph.D.
University of Virginia

Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University

Nancy McConnell
Population Resource Center

George C. Myers, Ph.D.*
Duke University

Adrian Ostfeld, M.D.
Yale University

Dorothy Rice, Sc.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Dallas Salisbury, M.A.
Employee Benefit Research Institute

Sylvester Schieber, Ph.D.
Watson Wyatt Worldwide

Anderson Smith, Ph.D.
Georgia Institute of Technology

Marta Tienda, Ph.D.
Princeton University

Executive Secretaries

Rose Maria Li, M.B.A., Ph.D.
(2002-present)

Richard Woodbury, Ph.D.
(2000-2001)

Past Federal Agency Sponsor Representatives

Representatives of agencies that have provided funds or technical assistance

Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Robert Clark, Ph.D.
Steven Sandell, Ph.D.*

Department of Commerce
Census Bureau
Kevin Kinsella, M.A.

Department of Labor
Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration
Richard Hinz, M.P.A, C.F.A.
Patricia Willis, Ph.D.

Social Security Administration
Howard Iams, Ph.D.
Janice Olson Ph.D.
John Phillips, Ph.D.

Past Federal Agency Liaisons

Department of Health and Human Services
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
(now Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

Peter Kemper, Ph.D.

Health Care Financing Administration (now Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
Elizabeth Mauser, Ph.D.
Marshall McBean, M.Sc., M.D.
Lynne Penberthy, M.D., M.P.H.

National Center for Health Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jack Feldman, Ph.D.

Congressional Budget Office
Barbara Atrostic, Ph.D.

Department of the Treasury
Gillian Hunter

Observer

American Association of Retired Persons
Richard Seefer
(1991, 1995-1996)

*Deceased

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NIH Publication No. 07-5757
March 2007

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