Thursday, 03/04/2021, 3:00 pm.   ARCHIVED EVENT

Location: online

Registration Required.

Please join the UM NHATS Data Users Group for a seminar presented by researchers from Johns Hopkins University

The seminar is sponsored by the Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging and NHATS with funding from the National Institute on Aging.

The seminar will be held over zoom on Thursday March 4, 2021 3:00-4:30 pm EST. Please register to receive a zoom link prior to the meeting.

Laura Samuel is committed to addressing socioeconomic disparities. Her current research examines the pathways that link low income and financial strain to physiologic aging. This includes research investigating the health impact of policies and programs related to economic well-being for low-income households.

Thomas Kofi Mensah Cudjoe, M.D., M.P.H. has expertise in Geriatric Medicine, Gerontology, Internal Medicine.

Laken Roberts received her master of public health in Epidemiology from the Boston University School of Public Health in 2012. Before joining the PhD program, Laken worked with Sarah Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, as a senior research assistant for the CAPABLE study at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She is interested in exploring how neighborhood environments influence the health outcomes of their residents.

Melissa deCardi Hladek completed a post-doctoral fellowship jointly in the School of Medicine and School of Nursing, continuing her research on self-efficacy, stress, and resilience and their effects on the biology of aging and chronic disease progression. Part of this work was at the NIH on the use of sweat as a biological data source.