Research Professor Emerita, Center for Population Planning, School of Public Health.

Research Professor Emerita and Senior Distinguished Research Scientist Emerita, Institute of Gerontology.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Verbrugge is a social demographer who studies disability among midlife and older adults; trends in activities and disability among midlife and older adults; the twin issues of aging-with-disability and disability-with-aging; how activities of older persons are affected by functional limitations; and physical and social impacts of arthritis and other disabling conditions.


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