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Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at noon:
H. Luke Shaefer

Jersey Liang

Professor, Health Management and Policy.

Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology.

Ph.D., Wayne State University

Dr. Liang studies health trajectories, quality of life, and geriatric care from a cross-cultural perspective. His current research focuses on quality of life at the individual and population levels, dynamic models of health and health care in old age, and comparative analysis of geriatric care management and policy.

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Journal Articles

Murayama, Hiroshi, Joan M. Bennett, Benjamin A. Shaw, Jersey Liang, Neal Krause, Erika Kobayashi, Taro Fukaya, and Shoji Shinkai. 2015. "Does Social Support Buffer the Effect of Financial Strain on the Trajectory of Smoking in Older Japanese? A 19-Year Longitudinal Study." Journals of Gerontology B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 70(3): 367-376. PMCID: PMC4542643. DOI. Abstract.

Zhu, X., T. Feng, B. Tayo, Jersey Liang, J. Young, N. Franceschini, L. Yanek, Y. Sun, T. Edwards, W. Chen, M. Nalls, E. Fox, M. Sale, E. Bottinger, C. Rotimi, Y. Liu, B. McKnight, K. Liu, D. Arnett, A. Chakravati, R. Cooper, S. Redline, and Jennifer A. Smith. 2015. "Meta-analysis of Correlated Traits via Summary Statistics from GWASs with an Application in Hypertension." American Journal of Human Genetics, 96(1): 21-36. PMCID: PMC4289691. DOI. Abstract.

Huang, Y., Jersey Liang, and Y. Shyu. 2014. "Ageism perceived by the elderly in Taiwan following hip fracture." Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 58(1): 30-36. DOI. Abstract.

Chin, Y., Jersey Liang, W. Wang, B. Hsu, and T. Huang. 2014. "The role of foot self-care behavior on developing foot ulcers in diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy: A prospective study." International Journal of Nursing Studies, 51(12): 1568-1574. DOI. Abstract.

Wu, B., C. Hybels, Jersey Liang, L. Landerman, and B. Plassman. 2014. "Social stratification and tooth loss among middle-aged and older Americans from 1988 to 2004." Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 42(6): 495-502. PMCID: PMC4296976. DOI. Abstract.

Liang, Jersey, B. Wu, B. Plassman, J. Bennett, and J. Beck. 2014. "Social Stratification, Oral Hygiene, and Trajectories of Dental Caries Among Old Americans." Journal of Aging and Health, 26(6): 900-923. DOI. Abstract.

Huang, Hsiang-Ping, Mei-Ling Chen, Jersey Liang, and Christine Miaskowski. 2014. "Changes in and predictors of severity of fatigue in women with breast cancer: A longitudinal study." International Journal of Nursing Studies, 51(4): 582-592. DOI. Abstract.