This seminar is intended primarily for the UM community. We also welcome participation from scholars at other institutions in the region. Please direct inquiries to Mary Cheatham [email protected].

The series is on hiatus for Fall 2023 and Winter 2024.

Winter 2023 Schedule:

Feb 2. Geoffrey Hoffman. “Is local treatment intensity associated with more accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease?” (with Thuy Nguyen, Ketlyne Sol, Jinkhung Ha, and Donovan Maust)

Mar 16. Linh Dang. “Examining salient predictors of work expectation among US and South Korean older adults.” (with Richard Gonzalez and Briana Mezuk)

April 6. Vasco M. Pontinha. “Longitudinal Trajectories of Medication Non-Adherence and Association with Health Outcomes: Classical Statistical Methods vs Machine Learning Algorithms” (with Karen Bell Farris, Dave Dixon, Julie Patterson, and David Holdford).

April 20. Joelle Abramowitz. “Comparing survey and administrative measures of self-employment and self-employment earnings: New implications from the Health and Retirement Study.

May 4. Mary F. Wyman. “Using the VA-HRS linked data to examine associations of family caregiving receipt and cognitive status with use of mental health services.

Fall 2022 Schedule:

September 29. Bob Willis, PhD, Professor, Department of Economics, Research Professor, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. “Cognitive decline before the onset of dementia: A large population study spanning 20 years” (with Brooke Helppie-McFall and Gabor Kezdi)

October 13. Seoyoun Kim, PhD, Visiting Scholar, ISR, “Volunteering and changes in cardiovascular risk factors: Longitudinal evidence from the Health and Retirement Study”

October 20. Lianlian Lei, PhD, Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Psychiatry University of Michigan, “Medicare Advantage plan choice among older adults living with dementia” (with Helen Levy, Claire Ankuda, Hyungjin Myra Kim, Allison Hong, Julie Strominger, and Donovan Maust)

November 17. Marcus Andrews, MPH. Ph.D. Candidate, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, “Where you live matters: Examining associations between neighborhood perceptions and allostatic load in an aging population” (with Amy J. Schulz and Roshanak Mehdipanah)

December 8. John W. Scott, Brandy R. Sinco, Esther J. Oh, and Noor Sheikh-Khalil, UM Department of Surgery, “Unmet Social Health Needs and Long-Term Outcomes after Trauma and Emergency Surgery Among Older US Adults”