Experts Guide for Media

Topic: Aging

Cathleen Connell Cathleen Connell, PhD, MS, BA

Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-3189 E-mail: cathleen@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Expert in dementia caregiving and the psychological and social impact of chronic illness among older adults, particularly Alzheimer's disease.
  • Studies self-care behaviors of family caregivers of people with a demanding illness, as well as community outreach education to increase knowledge and awareness of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Since 1992, she has served as the Director of the Education and Information Transfer Core of the Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.
  • Currently Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the School of Public Health.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Aging

Goncalo AbecasisGoncalo Abecasis, D.Phil., B.Sc.

Professor and Chair in Biostatistics
Phone: (734) 763-4901 E-mail: goncalo@umich.edu

  • Develops statistical tools and software for the identification and study of genetic variants important in human disease.     MORE

Cathleen ConnellCathleen Connell, PhD, MS, BA

Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-3189 E-mail: cathleen@umich.edu

  • Expert in dementia caregiving and the psychological and social impact of chronic illness among older adults, particularly Alzheimer's disease.     MORE

Brant E. FriesBrant E. Fries, PhD

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 936-2107 E-mail: bfries@umich.edu

  • Helped develop Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), federally mandated evaluation of nursing home residents, providing information on approximately 4.8 million residents per year.     MORE

Neal M. KrauseNeal M. Krause, PhD, MA

Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 763-5583 E-mail: nkrause@umich.edu

  • Focuses on stress and the resources people use to cope with it.     MORE

Scott RobertsScott Roberts, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: 734-936-9854 E-mail: jscottr@umich.edu

  • Research focuses on how people respond to genetic testing for risk of adult-onset disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and cancer.     MORE

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