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Toshiko Kaneda, PhD

Toshiko Kaneda, PhD

Senior Research Associate, International Programs, Population Reference Bureau (PRB)

Toshiko Kaneda is a senior research associate in International Programs at the Population Reference Bureau (PRB). She joined PRB in 2004. Kaneda has 20 years’ experience conducting research and demographic analysis. She has written numerous policy publications and peer-reviewed articles on topics such as reproductive health and family planning, noncommunicable diseases, population aging, and health care access. Kaneda directs data analysis for the World Population Data Sheet and provides technical guidance on demographic and statistical methods within PRB, as well as to external partners. She also directs the policy communications training program at PRB, supported by the National Institutes of Health. Prior to joining PRB, Kaneda was a Bernard Berelson Fellow at the Population Council. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was also a predoctoral trainee at the Carolina Population Center.