Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Dementia and Population Health Trends

Due: March 1, 2023

The TRENDS Network at the University of Michigan seeks manuscript proposals on the topic of dementia and population health trends. The Network is interested in research from a broad array of scientific disciplines including those within public health, the social sciences, and the clinical sciences.

The authors will present the manuscripts at a one-day conference in Ann Arbor on May 12, 2023. We anticipate that the manuscripts will be published as part of a supplemental issue in a peer-reviewed journal. Several priority areas have been identified:

  1. Leveraging of national health surveys (e.g., HRS, NHATS) or large-scale electronic health records/medical claims to understand trends in dementia or dementia care in the United States
  2. International comparisons of dementia or dementia care trends
  3. COVID-19 and dementia or dementia care trends
  4. Interrelations between changing family demography and future care for older adults with dementia.

A 2-3-page proposal should describe the rationale and aim(s) of the manuscript as well as data and methods to be used. If preliminary findings exist, they should be described. Please include the CVs of the authors along with the proposal.

The deadline for proposals is March 1, 2023. Please submit proposals to Jana Deatrick at Questions about the call for proposals should be directed to Neil Mehta ( or Lindsay Kobayashi (