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Research Collaborators

From its inception, Add Health has brought together a nationwide multidisciplinary team of scientists, including scholars in family studies, sociology, public health, pediatrics, psychology, biostatistics, economics, cardiology, epidemiology, medicine, anthropology, and genetics.

Wave IV | Wave III | Waves I and II | Fieldwork Contractors

Wave IV

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  • Kathleen Mullan Harris, Director, Add Health Wave IV
    James Haar Distinguished Professor, Department of Sociology, and Carolina Population Center Faculty Fellow, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Carolyn Halpern, Deputy Director and Co-Investigator, (Maternal and Child Health, UNC-Chapel Hill)
  • Eric Whitsel, Co-PI, Biology Core (Epidemiology, UNC-Chapel Hill)
  • Cam Patterson, Co-PI, Biology Core (Chief of Cardiology, UNC School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill)
  • J. Richard Udry, Senior Advisor (Carolina Population Center, UNC-Chapel Hill)
  • John Hewitt, Co-Investigator (Psychology and Director, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado-Boulder)
  • Glen H. Elder, Jr., Co-Investigator (Sociology, UNC-Chapel Hill)
  • Redford Williams, Co-Investigator (Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University)
  • Andy Smolen, PI, DNA Subcontract (Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado-Boulder)
  • Jon Hussey, Co-Investigator, Administrative Core (Maternal and Child Health, UNC-Chapel Hill)
  • Penny Gordon-Larsen, Co-Investigator, Dissemination Core (Nutrition, UNC-Chapel Hill)
  • William Kalsbeek, Co-Investigator, Data Collection Core (Biostatistics, UNC-Chapel Hill)
  • Thomas W. McDade, Consultant (Anthropology, Northwestern University)
  • Teresa Seeman, Consultant (Medicine and Epidemiology, UCLA)
  • Clemens Kirschbaum, Consultant (Psychology, University of Duesseldorf)

Wave III

  • J. Richard Udry, Director, Add Health Wave III, Kenan Professor of Maternal and Child Health and Sociology and Carolina Population Center Fellow, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Kathleen Mullan Harris, Deputy Director and Co-Investigator, (Sociology, UNC-CH)
  • Glen H. Elder, Jr., Co-Investigator, (Sociology, UNC-CH)
  • Carol A. Ford, Co-Investigator (Pediatrics, UNC-CH)
  • John K. Hewitt, Co-Investigator (Psychology, University of Colorado-Boulder)

Waves I and II

  • J. Richard Udry, Director, Add Health Waves I and II, Kenan Professor of Maternal and Child Health and Sociology and Carolina Population Center Fellow, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Karl E. Bauman, Co-Investigator (Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC-CH)
  • Peter S. Bearman, Co-Investigator (Sociology, Columbia University)
  • John O. G. Billy, Co-Investigator (Battelle, Seattle)
  • Robert W. Blum, Co-Investigator, (Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University)
  • Kathleen Mullan Harris, Co-Investigator (Sociology, UNC-CH)
  • James J. Jaccard, Co-Investigator (Psychology, Florida International University)
  • Michael D. Resnick, Co-Investigator (Public Health and Pediatrics, University of Minnesota)
  • David C. Rowe, Co-Investigator (Family Studies, University of Arizona)

Fieldwork Contractors

  • RTI International conducted all fieldwork for Waves III and IV. Wave I and II fieldwork was conducted by the National Opinion Research Center of the University of Chicago.