The P3H Lab is a vibrant hub of interdisciplinary research and training on how places and their policies shape population health. A central focus of the lab is investigating how U.S. state and local environments affect people’s health and life expectancy. The P3H Lab is co-directed by Dr. Jennifer Karas Montez, Professor of Sociology and Gerald B. Cramer Faculty Scholar in Aging  Studies, and Dr. Shannon Monnat, Associate Professor of Sociology and Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion.

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For questions about research conducted in the P3H Lab, for information about training opportunities, or media inquiries, contact us at or 315-443-2703


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Research conducted at the P3H Lab receives support from:

National Institute on Aging (grant #1R01AG055481-01)
Andrew Carnegie Foundation
USDA NIFA AFRI (grant #2018-68006-27640)
National Institute of Justice (grant #2017-IJ-CX-0017)
Gerald B. Cramer Faculty Scholar of Aging Fund, Aging Studies Institute, Syracuse University
Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, Syracuse University
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation