Jordan Brooks, PhD, MPH
Life Expectancy Project
1439 - 17th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122-3402
Phone (415) 731-0276
Fax (415) 731-0290
Dr. Brooks is a Senior Researcher with the Life Expectancy Project. He is the 2009 recipient
of the MacKeith Press Promising Career Award from the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and
Developmental Medicine, and the 2012 recipient of the Erich Lehmann Award for the outstanding
dissertation in theoretical statistics from the University of California, Berkeley.
Primary areas of research:
- Life expectancy of persons with developmental disabilities, with emphasis on cerebral palsy.
- Life expectancy of persons who have suffered anoxic, hypoxic, traumatic brain, or spinal cord injuries.
- Incidence and prevalence of developmental disability.
- Growth and weight charts for children and adults with developmental disabilities.