Doctoral candidate wins “Best Presentation Award”

Benjamas Penboon, a doctoral candidate with the Global Aging and Community Initiative and the Institute for Population and Social Research at Mahidol University in Thailand, won the "Best Presentation Award" at the International Conference on Population and Development held in Paris, France in June 2019 for the paper "Migration and Provision of Support to Left-Behind … Continue reading Doctoral candidate wins “Best Presentation Award”

New paper using data from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

New paper published that examines the extent to which the Spanish language influences the way in which respondents report self-assessed health, "What’s in a word? Language and self-assessed health in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey," with Meredith Van Natta, University of California San Francisco.

Presentation at REVES 2019

Presentation given at the annual REVES conference on the "Socio-economic Correlates of Life Expected in Degrees of Frailty". The objective of this paper is to examine transitions in frailty and compute life expected across degrees of frailty by socio-demographic characteristics commonly found to distinguish healthy aging. Frailty, defined as the extent to which multidimensional physiological … Continue reading Presentation at REVES 2019

Dr. Zimmer leads workshop at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore

On August 6, 2018, Dr. Zimmer led a  workshop entitled "Introduction to Using Multilevel Models for Contextual Cross-Sectional Research" at the Centre for Ageing Research and Education (CARE) Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore. This workshop provided introductory instructions on running multilevel models in Stata and interpreting their results.