We are a collaborative network of researchers, service providers, and thought leaders committed to improving health and reducing disease by advancing life course intervention research. We bring together diverse expertise and perspectives to examine the origins and development of health, and to inform meaningful and evidence-based changes in practice, systems, and policies affecting children and families. We are funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Research and Services Administration (HRSA). 

National Coordinating Center at UCLA

Portrait of Life Course Translational Research Network Program Manager, Chandler Beck, MPH, standing on the beach in California with blue skies, palm trees in the background, and Chandler in the foreground.

Chandler Beck, MPH

Program Manager, Life Course Translational Research Network and Social Impact Labs

Steering Committee

The LCT-RN Steering Committee includes experts who oversee the development and function of the research nodes and provide key content expertise to the network’s research agenda.

Portrait of Mitch Wong, Center Faculty

Mitch Wong, MD PhD

Professor of Medicine; Vice Chair of Research Training in the Department of Medicine


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under award U9DMC49250, the Life Course Translational Research Network. The information, content, and/or conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the US Government.