MiCDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (P30 AG012846).
Arline Geronimus, John Bound, and Colter Mitchell gauge the potential for using TL measures garnered from extant DNA samples gathered in national studies for analyzing population health disparities.
Amelia Karraker finds that older adults' perceived economic position relative to peers/family members predicts their views on how well they are able to manage their lives, regardless of their actual economic position.
Philippa Clarke and Kenzie Latham analyze how work limitations in prime employment years influence health, education, family formation, and finances over the course of middle and older adulthood.
Kenneth Langa and Nicole Ellison use cross-disciplinary collaboration and networking to support research into how the internet, and social media in particular, are used by older adults, and to what effects.
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.