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
"Education, wealth, and duration of life expected in various degrees of frailty," by Zachary Zimmer, Yasuhiko Saito, Olga Theou, Clove Haviva & Kenneth Rockwood was published April 8, 2021 in theEuropean Journal of Ageing (2021) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-020-00587-2
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.