Dr. Zimmer receives new funding grant for research on chronic pain in older populations

Dr. Zachary Zimmer, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair and Director, Global Aging and Community Initiative at Mount Saint Vincent University, is part of an international team of scholars recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study, “The Demography of Chronic Pain: A population approach to pain trends, pain disparities, and pain-related disability … Continue reading Dr. Zimmer receives new funding grant for research on chronic pain in older populations

Radio Interview: The Trauma of War Has Lasting Effects on Health in Older Age

Zachary Zimmer, Director, Global Aging Community Initiative was interviewed on News 95.7 FM about a study relating to the trauma of war in Vietnam and its lasting effects on health in older people (Click on The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. Nov 13, 2020, 02:05 PM - interview starts 15 min into the show) … Continue reading Radio Interview: The Trauma of War Has Lasting Effects on Health in Older Age

Surviving War: Biomarkers Reveal Effects on the Body and Mind

"How Does Surviving War Age the Body and Mind? An Analysis of Subjective Age in Vietnam." This presentation was recently given to the National Institutes of Health sponsored Biomarker meetings by GACI affiliate Kim Korinek, Director, Asia Center, Asian Studies Program & Professor, Sociology Department, University of Utah.

Anna Zajacova

Anna Zajacova is Associate Professor of Sociology at University of Western Ontario. She is collaborating with the GACI to examine trends and disparities in chronic pain in Canadian and American adults.  Anna completed her PhD in Sociology and Demography at Princeton University and postdoctoral training in social epidemiology at University of Michigan. She studies social determinants … Continue reading Anna Zajacova