THE CENTER FOR THE ANALYSIS OF PATHWAYS FROM

CHILDHOOD TO ADULTHOOD

~CAPCA~

Sharon Simonton

Research Investigator, Institute for Social Research
Research Analyst, CAPCA
University of Michigan

5207 ISR
426 Thompson St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248
Ph: (734) 764-4265
simonton@umich.edu

Sharon Simonton is a social epidemiologist who received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Michigan. She received an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota. Her doctoral research focused upon the effects of income and wealth on childhood overweight among black and white children in the US. Her research interests include: racial and socioeconomic health disparities; life course, intergenerational, and contextual determinants of health; structural determinants of population health; and the development of modeling and simulation approaches to better understand and address health inequalities.

Project Groups: : Health Related Outcomes for Child Development; Multicultural Differences in the Stability of Outcomes; Parenting and Aggression; Parenting and Aggression – Interactions; School Readiness; School Readiness – Cross National

Datasets
: BCS, CCLS, CTV/OPLS, ECLS-B, MACS, NLSY, PSID, PSID-CDS