Regina Bures, Ph.D.

Program Director

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Regina Bures, Ph.D., is a program director in the NICHD's Population Dynamics Branch (PDB), where she manages a diverse scientific portfolio in demography, population economics, and population health as well as the branch's T32 and Population Dynamics Mentored Research Scientist Development (K01) training programs. Her portfolio includes research project grants that support several longitudinal data resources, including the Fragile Families and Child Well-Being Study, the Panel Study of Income Dynamics Child Development Supplement, and the National Longitudinal Study of Youth Children and Young Adults Studies.

Serving as the NICHD Data and Specimen Hub (DASH) Committee chair, Dr. Bures leads the DASH Core Committee in the governance of DASH. She is active as the lead for NICHD’s role on the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics and serves on multiple NICHD, trans-NIH, and interagency committees and working groups.

Dr. Bures received her Ph.D. in sociology, with a specialization in demography, from Brown University. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for the Demography and Economics of Aging at the University of Chicago, and received a certificate in Geographic Information Systems from the Pennsylvania State University. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute on Aging. Current research interests include child and family health across the life course, population dynamics, human-animal interaction, research methods, and methods and infrastructure for data sharing.

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