Join us on Tuesday, January 12 to learn more about upcoming pilot funding opportunities through Schaeffer Center for Roybal Center for Behavioral Interventions in Aging, CeASES-ADRD and USC Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Health Economics Research.
Minority Aging and Health Economics Research Center
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New USC AD-RCMAR Scientists Will Study the Impact of Policy on Vulnerable Aging Populations
Three budding experts have been awarded support for projects aimed at improving the lives of older adults facing Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Assessment of Racial Disparities in Mortality Rates Among Older Adults Living in US Rural vs Urban Counties From 1968 to 2016
Even though racial disparities in mortality rates for older adults have narrowed, the gap between Black and White men in rural counties across the United States continues to widen.Posted in
Applying to be a USC-AD RCMAR Scientist
Since 2012, the Schaeffer Center has received $6.1 million in funding from the NIH to fund pilot projects by junior scholars focused on addressing disparities. This year we are seeking junior scientists concentrating on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in minority populations.
Sex, Race, and Age Differences in Prevalence of Dementia in Medicare Claims and Survey Data
This study provides the first comparison of trends in dementia prevalence in the U.S. population using 3 different dementia ascertainments/data sources. They found there are still substantial differences across measures in dementia prevalence among Blacks and Hispanics.
About this section
The Minority Aging Health Economics Research Center provides mentorship to scholars with research focused on the health and economic wellbeing of minority elderly populations. The program is led by Dana Goldman and Julie Zissimopoulos.