Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.
Research Professor, Survey Research Center.
Ph.D., Yale University
Dr. Freedman is a Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. She has published extensively on the topics of population aging, disability, and long-term care. She currently serves as co-Principal Investigator of two national panel studies: the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) and the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). She is also leading a supplemental study of disability, time use and well-being among older adults in the PSID.
Funded Aging Projects
- Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging - TRENDS ADRD Suppl (NIA)
- Caregiving for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Enhancing the National Study of Caregiving (NSOC) (NIA)
- Using Subjective Well-Being Data to Monitor Changes in Health and Well-Being (NIA)
- Health, Wealth, and Time Use Over the Life Course and Across Generations (NIA)
- Linking 1940 U.S. Census Data for Five Modern Surveys on Health and Aging (NIA)
- National Health and Aging Trends Study (NIA)
- Reducing Racial Disparities in Post-Stroke Disability in the Elderly (NIMHD)
- National Health and Aging Trends Study (NSOC Supplement) (NIA)
- Translating a telephone instrument to the web: development of best practices (MiCDA)
- Economic Status, Health, & Wellbeing over the Life Course and Across Generations (NIA)
- Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy and Data Analysis (NIA)
- NCRN-MN: Linking Surveys to the World: Administrative Data, the Web, and Beyond. Michigan Node of the NSF-Census Research Network (NSF)
- Health, Wealth, and Wellbeing over the Life Course and Across Generations (NIA)
- National Study of Disability Trends and Dynamics (NIA)
- Health, Wealth, and Pensions Over the Life Course in a Long Panel (NIA)
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