University of Pittsburgh
Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences
130 DeSoto St
Research examines how societies can ensure a healthy old age.
Specific topics include:
Analyzing and overcoming barriers to standing immunization orders
Delivery of clinical prevention services to middle-aged and older adults
Linking research to delivery of services in low-income African-American elderly
Public health and the end of life.
Agent-based models and vaccine refusal
Self-perceptions of mobility and balance
Self-management of chronic disease
Delivery of aging services on a community-wide scale.