Experts Guide for Media

Topic: Aging

Neal M. Krause Neal M. Krause, PhD, MA

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

  • Focuses on stress and the resources people use to cope with it.
  • Conducted study that the anticipation of receiving social support from family and friends reduces stress in elderly under economic stress.
  • Has studied the effect of religion and prayer on physical and emotional health of older people.

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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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