The Global Aging and Community Initiative is seeking applications for a postdoctoral position on a project funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research. Click HERE for more details.
A new paper by Zachary Zimmer, Kim Korinek, Yvette Young, Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan, Tran Khanh Toan, highlights research into "Early-Life War Exposure and Later-Life Frailty Among Older Adults in Vietnam: Does War Hasten Aging?"and was recently published in the The Journals of Gerontology.
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.
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,
"How Does Surviving War Age the Body and Mind? An Analysis of Subjective Age in Vietnam." This presentation was recently given to the National Institutes of Health sponsored Biomarker meetings by GACI affiliate Kim Korinek, Director, Asia Center, Asian Studies Program & Professor, Sociology Department, University of Utah.
“Design and measurement in a study of war exposure, health, and aging: protocol for the Vietnam health and aging study,” by Kim Korinek, Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan, Zachary Zimmer, Eleanor Brindle, Thi Kim Chuc Nguyen, Huu Minh Nguyen & Khanh Toan Tran was published on October 23, 2019 in the BMC Public Health, 19, Article number: 1351 … Continue reading Protocol for the Vietnam Health and Aging Study is now published