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King, Rosalind B

Formal Title:

Health Scientist Administrator


I oversee a research initiative on the interrelations between work, family, and health. I manage a scientific portfolio of research on life course health; biopsychosocial research; and fertility, infertility, kinship, & adoption. I also manage the Population Research Scientist Development Award (K01) program. I represent the NICHD to several trans-NIH and agency projects including OppNet, the Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board, and the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG).





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Rosalind King received her Ph.D. in sociology and demography from the University of Pennsylvania. She is the program scientist for the Work, Family, Health, and Well-Being Initiative and oversees a grants portfolio in fertility, infertility, adoption, and new reproductive technologies. She also manages the portfolio in life course health, biopsychosocial processes, and the Population Research Mentored Career Development Program. Before joining the Branch in July 2002, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. King's own research has focused on adolescent social and physical development, union formation, and fertility.

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Publications (PubMed):

Constrained choices? Linking employees' and spouses' work time to health behaviors.
Changing Work and Work-Family Conflict: Evidence from the Work, Family, and Health Network*
An Integrative, Multilevel, and Transdisciplinary Research Approach to Challenges of Work, Family, and Health.
Prevalence of infertility in the United States as estimated by the current duration approach and a traditional constructed approach.
Perspectives on oncofertility from demography and economics.
Social and economic aspects of immigration.
Data sharing and duplication: is there a problem?
Relative influences on recent changes in the first birth ratio in the United States.
Subfecundity and anxiety in a nationally representative sample.
Vision National Institutes of Health Home BOND National Institues of Health Home Home Storz Lab: Section on Environmental Gene Regulation Home Machner Lab: Unit on Microbial Pathogenesis Home Division of Intramural Population Health Research Home Bonifacino Lab: Section on Intracellular Protein Trafficking Home Lilly Lab: Section on Gamete Development Home Lippincott-Schwartz Lab: Section on Organelle Biology