In four waves of survey data, MHAS examines the aging process and its disease and disability burden in a representative panel of older Mexicans. Wisconsin’s Alberto Palloni plays a key role in MHAS, which is designed to be highly comparable to the HRS.
The incidence of diabetes in the US has risen rapidly over the past several decades. This study by U Penn’s Samuel Preston and Irma Elo examines its contribution to mortality by using nationally representative cohorts to identify excess mortality risk among people with diabetes.
The 8 projects in this NIA-funded program led by NBER’s Katherine Baicker examine recent trends in health and morbidity, disparities in health care and health, the role of patient and provider information, and policy impacts.
Founded in 2007 by Laura Carstensen and Thomas Rando, the Stanford Center on Longevity aims to “redesign how we live our lives so that the great potential of longer life is fully realized.”
Established in 2002 by Ronald Lee and Andrew Mason (CEDA, Berkeley), the National Transfer Accounts Project gathers data in more than 50 countries on how people produce, consume, and share resources, and save for their futures.
Using data from the Global Burden of Disease Study and national surveys, Haidong Wang (University of Washington) uses a novel analytical process to quantify the social determinants of HIV at the population level across 188 countries from 1970 to 2015.
The University of Washington’s Center for Health Trends and Forecasts developed the Social Determinants of Health visualization tool, which illustrates cross-country relationships.
Mary Kate Bundorf (Stanford) analyzes the relationship between physician practice size and composition and the use, cost, and outcomes of care for Medicare beneficiaries. She also looks at variance in effects based on the incentives facing providers.
Judith Campisi (Berkeley) studies the role of senescent cells in age-related dysfunction and frailty. Using a mouse model, she intervenes in the senescence-inflammation-disease progression to test ways to break this linkage and increase healthspan.
Arleen Brown (USC/UCLA) uses NHANES data to analyze trends in the prevalence of stroke risk factors – including traditional and novel biologic and social risk factors – and how these trends differ across whites, Hispanics, and blacks.