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Bures, Regina

Formal Title:

Extramural Program Staff


I manage a scientific portfolio of social and behavioral research on environment and population health, population dynamics, health disparities and data sharing and co-manage the Branch training programs (T32, R25). I also work with the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, OMB’s Interagency Working Group on Measuring Relationships in Federal Household Surveys (MRFHS), the NIH Health Economics workgroup and serve as co-lead of NCCOR’s Envision network.





6710B ROCKLEDGE DRIVE Room 2207C, MSC 7002
Bethesda ,MD 20817


Dr. Regina M. Bures received her Ph.D. in sociology, with a specialization in demography, from Brown University, and a Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from the Pennsylvania State University. She is responsible for managing the Branch portfolios on population health and the environment (including social, spatial and economic effects on health), child and adolescent obesity, internal migration and population distribution, and race and ethnicity. She also manages the Educational Programs for Demography and Population Science Research (R25) and co-manages the Branch's National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grants (T32) Program. Before joining the Branch in 2010, Dr. Bures served as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Chicago and on the faculty at the University of Florida. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Insititue of Aging. Current research interests include child and family health across the life course, population dynamics, research methods, data sharing and child health policy.


Publications (PubMed):

Childhood residential stability and health at midlife.
The inconsistent mediating effects of psychosocial work characteristics on the education-health relationship.
The racial crossover in family complexity in the United States.
BOND National Institues of Health Home Home Division of Intramural Population Health Research