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.
Zachary Zimmer, Director, Global Aging Community Initiative was interviewed on News 95.7 FM about the recent Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) award of $1.2 million to conduct research in Vietnam among older Vietnamese people who survived conflict during the devastating Vietnam wars from 1955 to 1975. To listen to the interview click HERE...the interview … Continue reading Radio Interview: Dr. Zimmer talks about $1.2 million grant to study traumas of war in Vietnam
Dr. Zachary Zimmer, a Tier I Canada Research Chair and Director of the Global Aging Community Initiative was recently awarded $1,250,776 over four years from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grants to conduct this research in Vietnam among older Vietnamese people who survived conflict during the devastating Vietnam wars from 1955 to … Continue reading MSVU researcher receives $1.2 million grant to study biological effects of war on aging
The manuscript, "Assessing Exposure to War-related Traumatic Events in Older Vietnamese War Survivors," co-authored by Yvette Young, Kim Korinek, Zachary Zimmer, and Toan Khanh Tran was recently accepted for publication in Conflict and Health.
Is War Hard on the Heart? Gender, Wartime Stress and Late Life Cardiovascular Conditions in a Population of Vietnamese Older Adults, published by Kim Korinek, Yvette Young, Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan, Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc, Miles Kovnicka, and Zachary Zimmer in Social Science & Medicine, Volume 265, November 2020,
A new paper, "The Rise and Prominence of Skip-Generation Households in Lower-and Middle-Income Countries," by GACI Director Zachary Zimmer and Emily Treleaven of the University of Michigan documents a global increase in skip-generation households - that is, grandparents living with grandchildren with the middle generation absent. This suggests an important change in household formation among … Continue reading Research shows Global Increase in Skip-Generation Households