David Braudt, Ph.D., is a Health Science Administrator and Project Scientist in the Population and Social Processes (PSP) Branch of the NIA Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR). Prior to joining NIH and the NIA, Dr. Braudt's research integrated biological, behavioral, social, and environmental data to better understand the processes linking social and environmental exposures, as well as their biological consequences, to later life outcomes. Additionally, Dr. Braudt has expertise in various quantitative methodologies, with a particular interest in structural equation modeling with latent variables. They received their PhD from the Sociology department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, while concurrently completing predoctoral training at the Carolina Population Center and working as a research assistant for the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health). Dr. Braudt also completed an NIA-T32 postdoctoral fellowship in Biodemography and Population Genetics at the University of Colorado Boulder prior to taking a position as a Research Scientist at the Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity at the University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Institute. At NIA, Dr. Braudt’s portfolio includes research at the intersection of sociology, population genetics, biodemography, and population geroscience.