GREMAP members and alumni presented at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2014 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
Dr. Briana Mezuk presented talks titled “Hearts and minds, stress and sugar: Disparities and differences in mental and physical health” and “Racial differences in self-regulatory stress coping behaviors in older adults: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS).”
Dr. Mezuk with fellow panel members at GSA.
Dr. Jeannie Concha gave a talk titled “Ethnic identity, socioeconomic status, and diabetes in aging Latinos: Evidence of ethnic identity as an underlying mechanism of the Latino health advantage.”
Dr. Concha speaking at GSA.
Dr. Steve Cohen gave a talk titled “Protecting the health of ‘sandwiched’ caregivers: Associations between caregiving intensity and four domains of caregiver burden among sandwich generation caregivers from the new National Study of Caregivers.”
Doctoral student Monique Brown presented a poster titled “Psychopathology and HIV diagnosis among older adults in the US.” Monique was awarded the Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization Poster Award.
Dr. Cohen supporting Monique after receiving the Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization Poster Award at GSA.
GREMAP alumnus Kristen Rice, Research Consultant, Lewin Group, presented a poster titled “Long-term care and offspring mental health: Evidence for the Health and Retirement Study.”
GREMAP alumnus Dr. Moon Choi, Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky, College of Social Work, presented two posters titled “The relationship between self-rated memory and driving behaviors among community-living older adults: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study,” and “News and portrayal of older drivers.”