Founded in 1964, the University of Michigan’s Center for Human Growth and Development (CHGD) is dedicated to the advancement of research on related to children and adolescents (prenatal to age 22) and their families by fostering collaborations among biomedical, behavioral, and social scientists. With a rich history, a membership of diverse and outstanding faculty, and an array of programs and services, CHGD is well-poised to support this research.

To be considered for membership, please fill out the application.

CHGD Member Benefits

CHGD Membership Eligibility

Membership to the CHGD is available to University of Michigan faculty who meet the following criteria:

  • Hold an active University of Michigan faculty appointment* based at one of the three U-M campuses (Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Flint);
  • Are engaged in or have the potential to be engaged in research related to child and/or adolescent health, behavior, and/or development.

*Probationary titles, such as Lecturer I, adjunct and visiting titles are not eligible for CHGD membership

CHGD members maintain their academic appointments in their home department, not within CHGD. Sponsored research indirect costs are routed to home departments and research administration is managed by the members’ home department.

How to Apply
To be considered for membership, please fill out the application.