Dr. Zachary Zimmer's international research team conducting the Vietnamese Health and Aging Study was recently awarded a grant titled, “Early Life War Experiences and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias,” from the National Institutes of Health (NIA) ($316,673 USD). This grant will open a new line of inquiry in their ongoing investigation of the long-term impacts of wartime … Continue reading New grant for international reseach team
Thought Leadership and Global Aging Podcast
Dr. Zachary Zimmer, Director, Global Aging & Community Initiative, joins host Paul Bailey to discuss all the ways that Halifax is contributing to, and leading the world in research for global aging on The Discover Halifax Podcast, August 3, 2021. Listen to the full podcast at https://bit.ly/37w3vaz
Paper highlights pain should have a central role in sociological investigations of health
A new paper by Anna Zajacova, Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk and Zachary Zimmer titled “Sociology of Chronic Pain,” was published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, on July 20, 2021. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/00221465211025962
IUSSP’s online news magazine features research on Skip-generation household trends in low- and middle-income countries
Zachary Zimmer and Emily Treleaven find a growing global prevalence of households that have grandparents living with grandchildren with middle generation absent. Click HERE to read more.
New Study – Americans are increasingly experiencing chronic pain
Americans are in chronic pain, and a comprehensive new study exploring trends in this major public health concern reveals that what has been a long-standing and under-acknowledged problem is getting substantially worse. The findings by researchers Anna Zajacova, Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk and Zachary Zimmer are published in the latest issue of the journal Demography. For more information … Continue reading New Study – Americans are increasingly experiencing chronic pain
Project leader Zachary Zimmer leads international, multidisciplinary team
Recently reported in the Canadian Press by reporter Danielle Edwards - Researchers from Nova Scotia are coming together with an international, multidisciplinary team to study whether the Vietnam War has affected the aging of people who lived through it. Read entire story HERE.