WFHN Researchers

Susan M. McHale, PhD

Susan M. McHale, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University
Professor of Demography
Director, Social Science Research Institute; Assoc. Director, Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute

 

Research in Dr. McHale's lab focuses on family systems dynamics including youth’s and parents’ family roles, relationships, and daily...

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Phyllis Moen, PhD

Phyllis Moen, PhD

McKnight Presidential Chair in Sociology, University of Minnesota

Dr. Moen studies and has published numerous books and articles on occupational careers, retirement, families, health, gender, and social policy, as they intersect and as they play out over the life course.... Read more about Phyllis Moen, PhD

Lis Nielsen, PhD

Lis Nielsen, PhD

Chief, NIA's Individual Behavioral Processes Branch

Dr. Lis Nielsen is Chief of the National Institute on Aging’s (NIA) Individual Behavioral Processes Branch, which supports behavioral, psychological and integrative biobehavioral research on the mechanistic pathways linking social and behavioral factors to health in mid-life and older age.... Read more about Lis Nielsen, PhD