Congratulations toJennifer Karas-Montez on being named University Professor! The appointment is a prestigious distinction granted to faculty who excel in their fields and who have made extraordinary scholarly contributions as judged by their peers nationally and internationally. Read more about the distinction and an interview with Jennifer.
Amy Ellen Schwartz, along with Co-Investigator Michah Rothbart, is the Principal Investigator on a grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research: COVID-19, Vaccinations and School/Community Resources: Children’s Longitudinal Health and Education Outcomes using Linked Administrative Data. Read more about the project below in the Research Profile of the Month.
Shannon Monnat presented “Trends and Differentials in Midlife Mortality in the U.S.,” part of a virtual session examining an alarming increase in mortality among older working-age Americans after decades of progress at the APHA’s Annual Meeting.
Claire Pendergrasthas several upcoming presentations:
For the Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Scientific Meeting Online, Claire is co-chairing an ESPO and Social Research, Policy, and Practice Section Symposium on Friday, November 12 from 12:00-1:30 pm entitled “It’s a Practice, Not an End State: Centering Equity in Gerontological Research and Policy” and her poster presentation “How Lonely are Older Americans Act National Family Caregiver Support Program Participants?” will be available on-demand to attendees.