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.
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
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,
Bussarawan (Puk) Teerawichitchainan holds joint appointments as Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Co-Director of the Centre for Family and Population Research. Her current research examines the roles of family, policy, and social structure in explaining the well-being of older persons in the Asia Pacific region, particularly Southeast Asia. This includes an ongoing … Continue reading Bussarawan Puk Teerawichitchainan