MiCDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (P30 AG012846).
James McNally is working to develop "safe harbor agreements," standardize distribution protocols, and create tools that will facilitate the sharing of restricted data for secondary research.
Sela Panapasa and James McNally analyze cancer incidence and mortality among Pacific Islanders living in the U.S., comparing Native Hawaiians, Guamanians, and Samoans, and comparing PIs living in California versus Hawaii.
Toni Antonucci and colleagues examine more than 20 years of data in analyzing how social relationships and social support evolve with age, and how they impact health.
Melvin Stephens merges two lines of inquiry to examine how retirement affects food intake and how food intake/BMI impacts employment and transitions to retirement.
Sarah Burgard and Jaclynn Hawkins examine how the 2007-2009 recession affected the use of healthcare resources, looking at differences by race/ethnicity and education before, during, and after the recession.