Michigan’s Population Studies Center

PSC was established in 1961 and has a rich history as an interdisciplinary community of scholars in population research and training. PSC is one of five centers within the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR).

PSC receives core funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (P2CHD041028). The Population Dynamics and Health Program (PDHP) , which supports research in population health, is part of PSC.

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The Adoption of Telehealth among Older Adults During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The Adoption of Telehealth among Older Adults During the COVID-19 Outbreak

By WEIDI QIN The number of Medicare beneficiaries who utilized telehealth increased from approximately 13,000 before the pandemic to 1.7 million during the last week of April 2020. During the outbreak, telehealth has served as an alternative way to deliver healthcare services and minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission from in-person healthcare appointments. Telehealth can…

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PSC Small Grants

Private gifts are a true investment in the research and training conducted at the Population Studies Center. They are used to support graduate students, young faculty, and international scholars, and to seed small research projects.

Currently six funds have been established at PSC. Learn more about these funds— those they honor, and the work they support– or browse all PSC Small Grants awarded.