USC Leonard Davis School faculty, postdoctoral and student researchers present at GSA 2018

The 2018 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, taking place November 14-18 in Boston, Massachusetts will feature symposia, posters and papers led by USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology faculty, postdoctoral and student researchers. Below are featured faculty experts and their presentations (session numbers in bold); for more details and the full conference program, please visit the GSA website.

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During the conference, learn more about the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology at booth 506.

USC Gerontology Faculty Presenters

(Alphabetically by last name)

Jennifer Ailshire

  • 537 Paper: Minority Health and Aging (Chair: C.Perez)
    Wed 12:30pm-2:00pm | 209 (CC)

    • “Sociocultural Variation in Undiagnosed Diabetes Among Older Hispanics in the Health and Retirement Study,” C. Perez, J. Ailshire
  • 725 Paper: Mental Health and Well-Being (Chair: L. L. Brown)
    Wed 4:30pm-6:00pm | 108 (CC)

    • “Is Exposure Enough? Race/Ethnic Differences in Chronic Stress Exposure, Appraisal, and Mental Health in Older Adults,” L. L. Brown, J. Ailshire
  • 880 Late Breaking Posters
    Wed 6:00pm-8:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • LB880-370: “Association of Multimorbidity with Incident Shingles among Older Americans,” H. Kang, E. Crimmins, J. Ailshire
  • 945 Presidential Symposium: Comparative Aging Around The World—The Gateway To Global Aging (Chair: J. Lee)
    Thu 8:00am-9:30am | 208 (CC)

    • “Site of Death and Health Care Utilization Prior to Death Among Older Adults in Europe and the U.S.,” J. Ailshire
  • 1265 Poster: SRPP Section Student Poster Award Finalists
    Thu 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1265-303: “Implications of Social Media Versus In-Person Communication for Feelings of Loneliness Among Older Adults,” H. B. Gallo, H. Shim, K. Wilber, J. Ailshire
  • 1435 Symposium: Interest Group Session— Environmental Gerontology: Aging In The Margins: Themes Of Vulnerability (Chair: A. B. Mitchell; Co-Chair: J. Yeh)
    Thu 5:30pm-7:00pm | 103 (CC)

    • “Aging on the Streets: The Emerging Crisis of Older Homeless Adults in Los Angeles County,” J. Ailshire, K. D. Lincoln, L. L. Brown
  • 1583 Late Breaking Posters
    Thu 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • LB1583-321: “Educational Experiences and Trajectories of Cognitive Functioning Among Mid-Life and Older U.S. Adults,” K. M. Walsemann, J. Ailshire
  • 1880 Paper: Technology (Chair: H. Shim)
    Fri 3:00pm-4:30pm | 209 (CC)

    • “Internet Use and Social Capital: Findings From the National Health and Aging Trends Study,” H. Shim, E. Crimmins, J. Ailshire
  • 2115 Late Breaking Posters
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • LB2115-374: “Profiles of Older Homeless Adults with Chronic Mental Health Problems in Los Angeles County,” C. Clark, J. Ailshire
  • 2800 Symposium: Environmental Determinants Of Aging (Chair: C. E. Finch)
    Sun 10:00am-11:30am | 206 (CC)

    • “The Role of Air Pollution in Healthy Aging,” J. Ailshire
  • 2835 Symposium: Age-Friendly Neighborhoods: Conceptualizing Urban Environments Responsive To The Needs Of Older Adults (Chair: S. Frochen; Discussant: J. Pynoos)
    Sun 10:00am-11:30am | Independence East (S)

    • “Developing Lifespan Improvement Districts: Lessons Learned From USC’s Age-Friendly Los Angeles Practicum,” C. Cicero, A. L. Nguyen, J. Swift, D. Ruddell, T. Banerjee, J. Ailshire
    • “Residential Care in California: Evaluating the Distribution of Facilities and Access to Care Among Older Adults,” S. Frochen, J. Ailshire
    • “Moving Preference and Determinants Among U.S. Older Adults,” J. Ailshire, S. Frochen, S. Rodnyansky

Maria Aranda

  • 1075 Symposium: Dementia Support In The Latino Population (Chair: S. M. Rote; Co-Chair: J. L. Angel; Discussant: M. P. Aranda)
    Thu 12:00pm-1:30pm | 203 (CC)

    • “Latinos and Alzheimer’s Disease,” B. Vega, W. A. Vega, S. Wu, J. Resendez, H. Jin, M. Aranda
  • 2660 Paper: Refining Concepts In Frailty (Chair: B. Swenor)
    Sun 8:00am-9:30am | 104 (CC)

    • “Health and Social Predictors of Frailty Onset in a U.S. National Sample,” D. A. Lloyd, M. P. Aranda, F. S. Rodriguez

Em Arpawong

  • 1300 Paper: Depression And Disability (Chair: T. E. Arpawong)
    Thu 3:30pm-5:00pm | 108 (CC)

    • “Early Childhood Adversity and Recent Stress Affect Risk for Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults,” T. E. Arpawong, J. Lee, D. Phillips, C. Prescott
  • 1583 Late Breaking Posters
    Thu 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • LB1583-349: “Genetics Matter Less for Women and People of Lower Socioeconomic Status in Educational Attainment,” T. E. Arpawong, C. Zavala, M. Gatz, T. L. Gruenewald, C. Prescott
  • 2635 Late Breaking Posters
    Sat 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • LB2635-376: “The association between depressive symptoms & cognition differs by age but not by Alzheimer’s genetic risk or gender,” H. L. Jonsdottir, T. E. Arpawong, R. N. Jones, M. Chanti-Ketterl, A. Harrati, L. Medina, J. Manly, M. W. Williams
  • 2780 Symposium: New Findings And Data Release From The Project TALENT Twin And Sibling Study (Chair: C. Prescott; Co-Chair: S. J. Lapham; Discussant: M. Gatz)
    Sun 10:00am-11:30am | 201 (CC)

    • “Impacts of Adolescent Cognition, Schools, Families, and Genetics on Later-Life Cognitive Engagement,” T. E. Arpawong, T. G. Gruenewald, C. A. Prescott
    • “Clarifying Associations Between Education and Midlife Occupational Complexity: The Impact of Genetics and Environment,” C. Zavala, T. E. Arpawong, T. G. Gruenewald, C. A. Prescott

Bérénice Benayoun

  • 2165 Symposium: New Models Of Aging (Chair: B. Benayoun)
    Sat 8:00am-9:30am | 207 (CC)

    • “Epigenomics of Aging in Vertebrates,” B. Benayoun, E. A. Pollina, A. Brunet

Vern Bengtson

  • 725 Paper: Mental Health and Well-Being (Chair: L. L. Brown)
    Wed 4:30pm-6:00pm | 108 (CC)

    • “Spiritual Practices of Religious and Nonreligious Older Adults and Their Implications for Health,” V. L. Bengtson, C. Endacott, S. Kang, G. Gonzales

Donna Benton

  • 2385 Symposium: ESPO/ Social Research, Policy, And Practice Symposium: Building An Evidence Base To Inform Responses To Elder Mistreatment: Perspectives From Emerging Scholars (Chair: J. Yonashiro-Cho; Co-Chair: M. Berg-Weger)
    Sat 3:00pm-4:30pm | Back Bay B (S)

    • “Caregivers’ Experiences of Relationship Tension With Care Recipients,” Meyer, D. Benton

Caroline Cicero

  • 2835 Symposium: Age-Friendly Neighborhoods: Conceptualizing Urban Environments Responsive To The Needs Of Older Adults (Chair: S. Frochen; Discussant: J. Pynoos)
    Sun 10:00am-11:30am | Independence East (S)

    • “Developing Lifespan Improvement Districts: Lessons Learned From USC’s Age-Friendly Los Angeles Practicum,” C. Cicero, A. L. Nguyen, J. Swift, D. Ruddell, T. Banerjee, J. Ailshire

Pinchas Cohen

  • 880 Late Breaking Posters
    Wed 6:00pm-8:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • LB880-303: “Myostatin modulation by MOTS-c may lead to beneficial effects in muscle and fat tissue,” A. Ligeiro Coelho, S. Kim, J. Wan, P. Oliveira, P. Cohen
  • 1270 Symposium: Importance Of Mitochondria In Aging (Chair: C. Lee)
    Thu 1:45pm-3:15pm | 207 (CC)

    • “Mitochondrial-Derived Peptides: Novel Hormones That Regulate Metabolism During Aging,” P. Cohen

Eileen Crimmins

  • Program Chair, Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • 880 Late Breaking Posters
    Wed 6:00pm-8:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • LB880-370: “Association of Multimorbidity with Incident Shingles among Older Americans,” H. Kang, E. Crimmins, J. Ailshire
  • 1050 Symposium: Biomarker Data Innovations In The Health And Retirement Study (Chair: E. Crimmins)
    Thu 12:00pm-1:30pm | 104 (CC)

    • Physiological Status and Systemic Functioning in the HRS,” E. Crimmins
  • 1440 Paper: Life Course Development and Aging (Chair: Y.Zhang)
    Thu 5:30pm-7:00pm | 104 (CC)

    • “The Long Arm of Early Life Conditions on Cardiovascular Risk in Old Age,” Y. Zhang, E. Crimmins
  • Epidemiology Of Aging Interest Group Meeting (Chair: E. Crimmins)
    Thu 7:30pm-9:00pm | Gardner (S)
  • 1880 Paper: Technology (Chair: H. Shim)
    Fri 3:00pm-4:30pm | 209 (CC)

    • “Internet Use and Social Capital: Findings From the National Health and Aging Trends Study,” H. Shim, E. Crimmins, J. Ailshire
  • 2365 Symposium: Foundation Ipsen 2018 Longevity Prize Award Lecture: Nir Barzilai (Chair: Y. Tanguy; Co-Chair: T. Kirkwood)
    Sat 3:00pm-4:30pm | 207 (CC)

    • Introduction to Nir Barzilai’s Award Lecture, E. Crimmins
  • 2665 Paper: Transportation And Neighborhood (Chair: J. W. Robinette)
    Sun 8:00am-9:30am | 108 (CC)

    • “Neighborhood Social Cohesion and Cardiometabolic Risk: A Gene X Environment Study,” J. W. Robinette, J. Boardman, E. Crimmins
  • 2690 Symposium: Determination Of Biological Age (Chair: A. Mitnitski)
    Sun 8:00am-9:30am | 206 (CC)

    • Methylation Landscapes Underlying Human Biological Aging, M. Levine, E. Crimmins, S. Horvath, L. Ferrucci

Sean Curran

  • 1640 Symposium: Decline Of Adaptive Homeostasis And Hormesis In Aging (Chair: S. Curran)
    Fri 8:00am-9:30am | 207 (CC)

    • Loss of Mitochondrial Amino Acid Catabolism Metabolism With Age Drives Reproductive Senescence,” S. Curran, C. Yen

Kelvin Davies

  • Program Chair, Biological Sciences
  • 1090 Presidential Symposium: Free Radicals And Redox Regulation In Aging (Chair: K. J. A. Davies)
    Thu 12:00pm-1:30pm | 207 (CC)

    • “Compromised Redox Regulation of Adaptive Homeostasis in Aging,” K. J. A. Davies
  • 1640 Symposium: Decline Of Adaptive Homeostasis And Hormesis In Aging (Chair: S. Curran)
    Fri 8:00am-9:30am | 207 (CC)

    • “To Adapt or Not to Adapt: The Consequences of an Age-Dependent Decline in the Adaptive Homeostasis,” Corrales-Diaz Pomatto, K. Davies
  • 1870 Symposium: ESPO/ Biological Sciences Section Symposium: The Crossroads Of Aging—Targeting Immunity, Metabolism, And Cellular Stress (Chair: K. J. A. Davies)
    Fri 3:00pm-4:30pm | 207 (CC)

Susan Enguidanos

  • 1600 Symposium: Interest Group Session— Hospice, Palliative, And End-Of-Life Care: Expanding Evidence, Changing Practice. Lessons Learned From A Home-Based Palliative Care Study (Chair and Discussant: A. Rahman)
    Fri 8:00am-9:30am | 104 (CC)

    • Early Learnings From a Large Palliative Care Comparative Effectiveness Trial,” Enguidanos, A. Rahman, W. Mack
  • 1800 Poster: Long-Term Services And Supports: Nursing Homes And Other Institutions
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1800-306: “The Ratings Game: An Analysis of Nursing Home Compare and Yelp Ratings,” A. N. Rahman, S. Enguidanos
    • 1800-308: “What Consumers Say About Nursing Homes in Online Reviews,” V. Cardenas, Y. Zhu, A. N. Rahman, C. Kellogg, K. Vazquez, K. Johari, S. Enguidanos
  • 1890 Symposium: Innovative Community-Based Interventions For At-Risk Older Adults: Emerging Evidence (Chair: S. Enguidanos; Co-Chair: T. L. Gruenewald; Discussant: K. Wilber)
    Fri 3:00pm-4:30pm | Back Bay B (S)

    • “C-Meds: Community Medication Education, Data, and Safety Program,” Meyer, R. Batra, D. Likar, S. Enguidanos
  • 2635 Late Breaking Posters
    Sat 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • LB2635-433: “Theory-driven Role Model Stories to Increase Awareness of Palliative Care Among Older Adults,” D. Hoe, A. N. Rahman, K. Johari, S. Enguidanos

Caleb Finch

  • 2800 Symposium: Environmental Determinants Of Aging (Chair: C. E. Finch)
    Sun 10:00am-11:30am | 206 (CC)

    • “Cigarettes and Air Pollution Show Convergent Interactions With ApoE-Sex in Humans and Mice,” Haghani, M. Cacciottolo, K. Doty, C. Sioutas, T. Town, T. Morgan, M. Levine, C. Finch

Zach Gassoumis

  • 1735 Poster: Marriage, Intergenerational Factors, And Life-Course Aging
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1735-72: “Predictors of Late-Life Physical IPV Using Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study,” E. S. Avent, K. Wilber, Z. Gassoumis
  • 1785 Poster: Elder Abuse, Mistreatment, And Interventions
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1785-260: “Person-Centric Care of Elder Mistreatment: Lessons Learned From a Service Advocate,” J. M. Rowan, Z. Gassoumis, D. Homeier, L. Rath, K. Wilber
  • 2070 Presidential Symposium: Emerging Perspectives On Extending Healthy And Purposeful Life (Chair: J. N. Justice; Co-Chair: S. H. Bardach; Discussant: S. B. Kritchevsky)
    Fri 5:00pm-6:30pm | Commonwealth (S)

    • “Strengthening Individual and Community Capacities to Combat Age-Related Vulnerability,” Yonashiro-Cho, Z. D. Gassoumis, K. H. Wilber
  • 2385 Symposium: ESPO/ Social Research, Policy, And Practice Symposium: Building An Evidence Base To Inform Responses To Elder Mistreatment: Perspectives From Emerging Scholars (Chair: J. Yonashiro-Cho; Co-Chair: M. Berg-Weger)
    Sat 3:00pm-4:30pm | Back Bay B (S)

    • “Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams and Networks: Understanding National Intervention Approaches,” Galdamez, E. Avent, J. Rowan, K. H. Wilber, L. Mosqueda, B. Olsen, Z. D. Gassoumis

Margaret Gatz

  • Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award
    Behavioral and Social Sciences Section
  • 1195 Poster: Dementia And Cognitive Functioning II
    Thu 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1195-42: “Trajectories of Anxiety Symptoms and Risk of Dementia in Older Swedish Twins,” A. J. Petkus,  Gatz, C. A. Reynolds, N. Pedersen
  • 1300 Paper: Depression And Disability (Chair: T. E. Arpawong)
    Thu 3:30pm-5:00pm | 108 (CC)

    • Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms and Risk of Cognitive Decline and Dementia in Older Women,” A. J. Petkus, M. A. Espeland, X. Wang, S. Rapp, R. Casanova, M. Gatz, S. Resnick, J. Chen
  • 1583 Late Breaking Posters
    Thu 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • LB1583-349: “Genetics Matter Less for Women and People of Lower Socioeconomic Status in Educational Attainment,” T. E. Arpawong, C. Zavala, M. Gatz, T. L. Gruenewald, C. Prescott
  • 2780 Symposium: New Findings And Data Release From The Project TALENT Twin And Sibling Study (Chair: C. Prescott; Co-Chair: S. J. Lapham; Discussant: M. Gatz)
    Sun 10:00am-11:30am | 201 (CC)

Aaron Hagedorn

  • 1815 Symposium: Dor Vador: An Intergenerational Program Transforming Meaningful Life Stories Into Visual Art (Chair: G. R. Shannon; Co-Chair and Discussant: Sai Raj Kappari)
    Fri 3:00pm-4:30pm | 101 (CC)

    • “Exploring Personality Characteristics Through Narrative Analysis,” A. Hagedorn, G. Shannon

Duke Han

  • 1785 Poster: Elder Abuse, Mistreatment, And Interventions
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1785-255: “Elder Abuse Subtypes Reported to the National Center on Elder Abuse,” M. C. Goodman, G. H. Weissberger, C. P. Nguyen, L. Mosqueda, J. Schoen, D. S. Han

Diana Homeier

  • 1785 Poster: Elder Abuse, Mistreatment, And Interventions
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1785-260: “Person-Centric Care of Elder Mistreatment: Lessons Learned From a Service Advocate,” J. M. Rowan, Z. Gassoumis, D. Homeier, L. Rath, K. Wilber

Andrei Irimia

  • 820 Poster: Biology Of Aging II
    Wed 6:00pm-8:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 820-57: “White Matter Connectivity Changes Due to Cerebral Microhemorrhages in Geriatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury,” A. Irimia, K. A. Rostowsky, N. Chowdhury, A. S. Maher
  • 1225 Poster: Biology Of Aging
    Thu 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1225-196: “Multimodal Study of Geriatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Using Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging,” A. Irimia, A. S. Maher, N. Chowdhury, K. A. Rostowsky, M. Law

Changhan David Lee

  • 1270 Symposium: Importance Of Mitochondria In Aging (Chair: C. Lee)
    Thu 1:45pm-3:15pm | 207 (CC)

    • “Stress Resistance and the Integrated Mitonuclear Genomes,” C. Lee

Phoebe Liebig

  • 2580 Symposium: The AgeStage Contribution To Re-Framing Aging: A View On Purposeful Aging Through Creativity (Chair: P. S. Liebig Co-Chair: J. Damron-Rodriguez Discussant: H. Q. Kivnick)
    Sat 5:00pm-6:30pm | Clarendon (S)

    • “Lessons Learned for AgeStage Replication and Improvement,” P. S. Liebig, L. Chevalier

Mara Mather

  • 1750 Poster: Depression And Psychosocial Characteristics II
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1750-112: “Differential Coherence in Physiological and Subjective Stress Reactivity in Older and Younger Adults,” M. Mather, R. E. Ready, K. Dixon-Gordon, B. Martins

John J. McArdle

  • 2780 Symposium: New Findings And Data Release From The Project TALENT Twin And Sibling Study (Chair: C. Prescott; Co-Chair: S. J. Lapham; Discussant: M. Gatz)
    Sun 10:00am-11:30am | 201 (CC)

    • The Project Talent Twin and Sibling Study— Understanding Effects of Family Rearing Environment on Cognitive Abilities,” C. Prescott, E. E. Walters, J. J McArdle, S. J. Lapham

Todd Morgan

  • 2800 Symposium: Environmental Determinants Of Aging (Chair: C. E. Finch)
    Sun 10:00am-11:30am | 206 (CC)

    • “Cigarettes and Air Pollution Show Convergent Interactions With ApoE-Sex in Humans and Mice,” Haghani, M. Cacciottolo, K. Doty, C. Sioutas, T. Town, T. Morgan, M. Levine, C. Finch

Laura Mosqueda

  • 1005 Symposium: National Collaboratory To Address Elder Mistreatment: Developing A Care Model For Emergency Departments (Chair: L. Mosqueda; Co-Chair: R. J. Stoeckle; Discussant: T. T. Fulmer)
    Thu 8:00am-9:30am | Hampton (S)

    • An Elder Mistreatment Care Model: Pathways for Dissemination, K. Dash, R. J. Stoeckle, A. Bonner, C. B. Dyer, M. S. Lachs, L. Mosqueda, K. E. Lees
  • 1785 Poster: Elder Abuse, Mistreatment, And Interventions
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1785-255: “Elder Abuse Subtypes Reported to the National Center on Elder Abuse,” M. C. Goodman, G. H. Weissberger, C. P. Nguyen, L. Mosqueda, J. Schoen, D. S. Han
  • 2385 Symposium: ESPO/ Social Research, Policy, And Practice Symposium: Building An Evidence Base To Inform Responses To Elder Mistreatment: Perspectives From Emerging Scholars (Chair: J. Yonashiro-Cho; Co-Chair: M. Berg-Weger)
    Sat 3:00pm-4:30pm | Back Bay B (S)

    • “Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams and Networks: Understanding National Intervention Approaches,” Galdamez, E. Avent, J. Rowan, K. H. Wilber, L. Mosqueda, B. Olsen, Z. D. Gassoumis

Paul Nash

  • 605 Symposium: Ageism: A Truly Global Issue (Chair: P. Nash; Chair and Discussant: A. Officer)
    Wed 2:30pm-4:00pm | 107 (CC)

    • “Global Trends in Ageist Disposition: Comparing Low, Middle and High Income Countries Using the World Values Survey Wave 6,” P. Nash, A. Officer, V. de la Fuente-Núñez, M. L Schneiders, J. Amuthavalli Thiyagarajan
  • 750 Symposium: Aging As A Foreign Country: Attitudes To Aging Around The World (Chair: M. Hyde; Discussant: C. Gilleard)
    Wed 4:30pm-6:00pm | 206 (CC)

    • “Global Cultures of Aging: Attitudes to Aging Around the World,” M. Hyde, P. Nash, M. Schneiders

Jon Pynoos

  • 1160 GSA Fellowship Committee Symposium: The Purposes Of Longer Lives: A Four-Field Perspective From GSA Fellows (Chair: S. M. Albert)
    Thu 12:00pm-1:30pm | Hampton (S)

    • Housing the Aged: Public Policy at the Crossroads,  Pynoos
  • 2835 Symposium: Age-Friendly Neighborhoods: Conceptualizing Urban Environments Responsive To The Needs Of Older Adults (Chair: S. Frochen; Discussant: J. Pynoos)
    Sun 10:00am-11:30am | Independence East (S)

Anna Rahman

  • 1600 Symposium: Interest Group Session— Hospice, Palliative, And End-Of-Life Care: Expanding Evidence, Changing Practice. Lessons Learned From A Home-Based Palliative Care Study (Chair and Discussant: A. Rahman)
    Fri 8:00am-9:30am | 104 (CC)

    • Early Learnings From a Large Palliative Care Comparative Effectiveness Trial,” Enguidanos, A. Rahman, W. Mack
  • 1800 Poster: Long-Term Services And Supports: Nursing Homes And Other Institutions
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1800-306: “The Ratings Game: An Analysis of Nursing Home Compare and Yelp Ratings,” A. N. Rahman, S. Enguidanos
    • 1800-308: “What Consumers Say About Nursing Homes in Online Reviews,” V. Cardenas, Y. Zhu, A. N. Rahman, C. Kellogg, K. Vazquez, K. Johari, S. Enguidanos
  • 2635 Late Breaking Posters
    Sat 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • LB2635-433: “Theory-driven Role Model Stories to Increase Awareness of Palliative Care Among Older Adults,” D. Hoe, A. N. Rahman, K. Johari, S. Enguidanos

Freddi Segal-Gidan

  • 533 Symposium: Interprofessional Educational Experiences Improve Aging Attitudes Among Healthprofessional Students (Chair: B. J. Olsen)
    Wed 12:30pm-2:00pm | 204 (CC)

    • “Community-Based Educational Experience to Improve Aging Attitudes Among Health Professional Students,” F. I. Segal-Gidan

George Shannon

  • 1815 Symposium: Dor Vador: An Intergenerational Program Transforming Meaningful Life Stories Into Visual Art (Chair: G. R. Shannon; Co-Chair and Discussant: Sai Raj Kappari)
    Fri 3:00pm-4:30pm | 101 (CC)

    • “Transforming Storytelling Legacies into Visual Art,” G. R. Shannon, M. Kellen-Taylor, S. R. Kappari
    • “Exploring Personality Characteristics Through Narrative Analysis,” A. Hagedorn, G. Shannon

Kathleen Wilber

  • 1265 Poster: SRPP Section Student Poster Award Finalists
    Thu 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1265-303: “Implications of Social Media Versus In-Person Communication for Feelings of Loneliness Among Older Adults,” H. B. Gallo, H. Shim, K. Wilber, J. Ailshire
  • 1735 Poster: Marriage, Intergenerational Factors, And Life-Course Aging
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1735-72: “Predictors of Late-Life Physical IPV Using Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study,” E. S. Avent, K. Wilber, Z. Gassoumis
  • 1785 Poster: Elder Abuse, Mistreatment, And Interventions
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1785-260: “Person-Centric Care of Elder Mistreatment: Lessons Learned From a Service Advocate,” J. M. Rowan, Z. Gassoumis, D. Homeier, L. Rath, K. Wilber
  • 1795 Poster: Dementia: Formal Care, Assistance, And Caregivers
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1795-278: “A Strategic Plan for Critical Missing Persons With Dementia in Los Angeles County,” I. Aguilar, A. E. Navarro, K. Wilber
  • 1890 Symposium: Innovative Community-Based Interventions For At-Risk Older Adults: Emerging Evidence (Chair: S. Enguidanos; Co-Chair: T. L. Gruenewald; Discussant: K. Wilber)
    Fri 3:00pm-4:30pm | Back Bay B (S)
  • 2070 Presidential Symposium: Emerging Perspectives On Extending Healthy And Purposeful Life
    Fri 5:00pm-6:30pm | Commonwealth (S)

    • “Strengthening Individual and Community Capacities to Combat Age-Related Vulnerability,” Yonashiro-Cho, Z. D. Gassoumis, K. H. Wilber
  • 2385 Symposium: ESPO/ Social Research, Policy, And Practice Symposium: Building An Evidence Base To Inform Responses To Elder Mistreatment: Perspectives From Emerging Scholars (Chair: J. Yonashiro-Cho; Co-Chair: M. Berg-Weger)
    Sat 3:00pm-4:30pm | Back Bay B (S)

    • “Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams and Networks: Understanding National Intervention Approaches,” Galdamez, E. Avent, J. Rowan, K. H. Wilber, L. Mosqueda, B. Olsen, Z. D. Gassoumis

Bradley R. Williams

  • 1655 Symposium: Meaning In Life In Older Adults: Pathways Of Influence On Psychological And Physical Health And Mortality (Chair: C. Park; Discussant: P. Wink)
    Fri 8:00am-9:30am | 210 (CC)

    • “Meaning Predicts Declines in Depressive Symptoms but Doesn’t Buffer Stress in a National Sample of African Americans,” C. Park, E. M. Clark, B. R Williams, E. Schulz, M. Williams, C. L. Holt

Elizabeth Zelinski

  • 770 Symposium: Cognitive Aging In Mexico (Chair: J. Saenz)
    Wed 4:30pm-6:00pm | 210 (CC)

    • “The Association Between Spousal Education and Cognitive Function Among Older Mexican Adults,” Saenz, C. R. Beam, E. M. Zelinski
  • 1195 Poster: Dementia And Cognitive Functioning II
    Thu 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1195-19: “Health Care Access and Subjective Cognitive Decline in Older Americans,” K. M. Wisniewski, E. M. Zelinski

 

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Postdoctoral Scholar Presenters

(Alphabetically by last name)

Yeon Jin Choi

  • 1200 Poster: Health Behaviors
    Thu 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1200-69: “Home and Neighborhood Environment and Older Adults’ Well-Being: Moderating Effect of Physical Functioning and SES,” Y. Choi

Kevin Feeney

  • 770 Symposium: Cognitive Aging In Mexico (Chair: J. Saenz; Co-Chair: K. Feeney; Discussant: S. Mejia)
    Wed 4:30pm-6:00pm | 210 (CC)

    • “Cash Transfers and Cognitive Health,” K. Feeney

Mollie Grossman

  • 830 Poster: Well-Being
    Wed 6:00pm-8:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 830-102: “Failure to Meet Generative Self-Expectations Tied to Health and Well-Being Through Cognitive Affective States,” M. R. Grossman, T. L. Gruenewald

Su-Jeong Kim

  • 880 Late Breaking Posters
    Wed 6:00pm-8:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • LB880-303: “Myostatin modulation by MOTS-c may lead to beneficial effects in muscle and fat tissue,” A. Ligeiro Coelho, S. Kim, J. Wan, P. Oliveira, P. Cohen

Jennifer Robinette

  • 2665 Paper: Transportation And Neighborhood (Chair: J. W. Robinette)
    Sun 8:00am-9:30am | 108 (CC)

    • “Neighborhood Safety Concerns and Health: Results From a National Diary Study,” J. W. Robinette, J. Piazza, R. S. Stawski
    • “Neighborhood Social Cohesion and Cardiometabolic Risk: A Gene X Environment Study,” J. W. Robinette, J. Boardman, E. Crimmins

Joseph Saenz

  • 650 Paper: Cognitive Functioning I (Chair: J. Saenz)
    Wed 2:30pm-4:00pm | 209 (CC)

    • “Working in Old Age in Mexico: Implications on Cognitive Functioning,” J. Saenz, F. S. Rodriguez
  • 770 Symposium: Cognitive Aging In Mexico (Chair: J. Saenz)
    Wed 4:30pm-6:00pm | 210 (CC)

    • “The Association Between Spousal Education and Cognitive Function Among Older Mexican Adults,” Saenz, C. R. Beam, E. M. Zelinski
  • 945 Presidential Symposium: Comparative Aging Around The World—The Gateway To Global Aging (Chair: J. Lee)
    Thu 8:00am-9:30am | 208 (CC)

    • “Socioeconomic Status, Indoor Air Pollution, and Cognitive Aging: A Cross-National Comparison of India and Mexico,” J. Saenz, S. D. Adar, J. Wilkens, A. Chattopadhyay, R. Wong, J. Lee

Gali Weissberger

  • 1785 Poster: Elder Abuse, Mistreatment, And Interventions
    Fri 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hall C (CC)

    • 1785-255: “Elder Abuse Subtypes Reported to the National Center on Elder Abuse,” M. C. Goodman, G. H. Weissberger, C. P. Nguyen, L. Mosqueda, J. Schoen, D. S. Han