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Coalition for National Science Funding Urges Biden Transition to Prioritize NSF

The Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF), representing more than 130 scientific societies, universities and independent research entities, recently shared its priorities with the incoming Biden/Harris transition team. The blueprint highlighted the need for more robust funding at NSF and...

CNSF Transition Recommendations (2020) 12.1 final.pdf

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PAA Comments on the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for COVID Research

December 7, 2020 -- PAA and APC are pleased NIH has developed a strategic plan to help guide the significant resources that have been directed at the agency. Further, we are pleased that NIH is encouraging a broad spectrum of research beyond development of therapeutics and vaccines—as...

PAA APC comments on NIH COVID strategic plan 12-20 FINAL.pdf

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CDC Coalition Letter for FY 2021 Funding

As you work to finalize the FY 2021 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, the undersigned members of the CDC Coalition and other supporting organizations urge you to support at least the House level of $7.926 billion for the Centers for Disease...

201124_FY2021_CDCCoaltion.pdf

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The Mortality Impact of COVID-19

View recording . Presentations include: Reductions in 2020 US life expectancy due to COVID-19 and the disproportionate impact on the Black and Latino populations? Theresa Andrasfay and Noreen Goldman Assessing the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on US Mortality: A County-Level...

 11-19-2020 | 14:00 - 15:30 ET


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Population Scientists’ Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated how a pandemic can quickly evolve from a medical and infectious disease emergency to a broad-scale economic and public health disaster. Population scientists (including demographers, economists, sociologists and statisticians) bring scientific rigor to the...

Population Science and COVID-19 Update October 2020 FINAL.pdf

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Letter in Support of COVID related research funding at the AHRQ

PAA and APC signed this letter endorsing a bill introduced by Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) in support of COVID related research funding at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). #GPAC2020 #COVID-19 #Health #LettersandComments

Friends of AHRQ Endorsement for H.R. 8067.pdf

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Statement on Preserving Integrity of COVID-19 Data at CDC

July 17, 2020 — As the presidents of the Population Association of America and the Association of Population Centers, we are alarmed by recent guidance issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that removes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from the hospital...

PAA APC statement on CDC hospital data 7-20.pdf

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Statement Opposing Student and Visitor Exchange Policy

As the presidents of the Population Association of America and the Association of Population Centers, we join leaders of other scientific societies in expressing our opposition to plans announced this month by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to modify the Student and Exchange...

PAA APC statement on F-1 and M-1 visa policy 7-20.pdf

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Support to Reverse Decision on CDC Bypass of COVID-19 Patient Data

July 17, 2020. The undersigned organizations write with urgency to strongly recommend that the administration immediately reverse its decision to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the collection and analysis of COVID-19 patient data. Our organizations represent...

COVID-19 Data Reporting_Final_#2_.pdf

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Statement on Preserving Integrity of COVID-19 Data at CDC

As the presidents of the Population Association of America and the Association of Population Centers, we are alarmed by recent guidance issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that removes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from the hospital data (testing,...

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