Past Projects

Below is a list of past projects Dr. Zimmer has worked on in his career and his role in those projects.

Title Years Funder Role
Cambodian Rural Urban Migration Project -CRUMP 2011-2013 United Nations (UNFPA) Principal Investigator / UN Consultant
Modeling Disability Trajectories in Rapidly Aging Populations 2010-2014 National Institutes of Health (NIA) Principal Investigator
The Impact of Migration of Adult Children on the Well-Being of Older Parents in Romania 2010-2012 Center on Aging, University of Utah Co-Principal Investigator
International Sociological Association Travel Award Grant – SES-0852624 2010 National Science Foundation Participant /Presenter
The Impact of Migration on the Family and Intergenerational Solidarity 2009-2011 Doha Institute for Family Studies & Development Principal Investigator
Disability Trajectories Among Older Adults in China and Taiwan 2008-2009 Center on Aging, University of Utah (Pilot grant) Principal Investigator
Conference grant – The U.S. and China: Parallel Challenges in Health Care 2008 Chang Ching-Kuo Foundation Co-Director
Urban/Rural Disparities in Health and Mortality in China -AG02579  2007-2009 National Institutes of Health (NIA) Principal Investigator
Gender Differences in Older Adult Health in Japan, Singapore and Beijing 2007-2008 Faculty of Arts and Social Science, National University of Singapore Consultant  (Chan PI)
Impact of Migration on Older Rural Parents 2007-2008 Thailand Research Fund – National Health Foundation Consultant  (Kespichav- awattana PI)
Exploring the Nexus of Family, Migration, Aging and Health 2006-2007 Institute of Public and International Affairs – University of Utah Co-Investigator  (Korinek PI)
Examining the Well-Being of Elderly Cambodians and Their Families 2005-2006 United Nations (UNFPA) Principal Investigator
The Impact of AIDS, Poverty, and Social Upheaval on the Elderly: The Case of Cambodia 2003-2005 National Institutes of Health (NIA) Co-Principal Investigator
Comparative Study of Health Transitions in Later Life: China Supplement – AG20063 2002-2005 National Institutes of Health (NIA) Principal Investigator
Comparative Study of Health Transitions in Later Life -AG20063 2001-2005 National Institutes of Health (NIA) Principal Investigator
SES and Physical Functioning Across Diverse Settings -AG17270 1999-2001 National Institutes of Healths (NIA) Principal Investigator
International Training and Research Program in Population and Health 1998 Fogerty Foundation Coordinator
Health and Aging in Taiwan: Sociological Explanations 1998 Graduate College of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Principal Investigator
Social Environment and Health Among Older Chinese 1997-1998 National Institutes of Health (NIA) Research Assistant           (PI Hermalin)
Socioeconomic Differentials in Health 1996-1997 University of Michigan Research Partnership Program Co-Principal Investigator
Living With Arthritis 1993-1994 Canadian Aging Research Network Co-Principal Investigator