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Diabetic Health Disparities Over the Life Course: Race, Class and Gender (U. S. Department of Health and Human Services - Agency for Health Care Research and Quality)
Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
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.
Shyu, Y., Jersey Liang, M. Tseng, Hsiao-Juan Li, C. Wu, H. Cheng, C. Yang, S. Chou, and Ching-Yen Chen. 2013. "Comprehensive Care Improves Health Outcomes Among Elderly Taiwanese Patients With Hip Fracture." Journals of Gerontology Series a-Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 68(2): 188-197. DOI. Abstract.
Botoseneanu, A., and Jersey Liang. 2012. "The Effect of Stability and Change in Health Behaviors on Trajectories of Body Mass Index in Older Americans: A 14-Year Longitudinal Study." Journals of Gerontology Series a-Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 67(10): 1075-1084. PMCID: PMC3437967. DOI. Abstract.
Quinones, A., Jersey Liang, and Wen Ye. 2012. "Racial and ethnic differences in hypertension risk: new diagnoses after age 50." Ethnicity & Disease, 22(2): 175-180. Abstract.
Shyu, Y., W. Tsai, M. Chen, Jersey Liang, H. Cheng, C. Wu, J. Su, and S. Chou. 2012. "Two-year effects of an interdisciplinary intervention on recovery following hip fracture in older Taiwanese with cognitive impairment." International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 27(5): 529-538. DOI. Abstract.
Tseng, M., Y. Shyu, and Jersey Liang. 2012. "Functional Recovery of Older Hip-Fracture Patients After Interdisciplinary Intervention Follows Three Distinct Trajectories." Gerontologist, 52(6): 833-842. DOI. Abstract.
Wu, B., Jersey Liang, B. Plassman, C. Remle, and X. Luo. 2012. "Edentulism trends among middle-aged and older adults in the United States: comparison of five racial/ethnic groups." Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 40(2): 145-153. DOI. Abstract.
Shyu, Y., M. Chen, Jersey Liang, and M. Tseng. 2012. "Trends in health outcomes for family caregivers of hip-fractured elders during the first 12 months after discharge." Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(3): 658-666. DOI. Abstract.
Quinones, Ana R., Jersey Liang, Joan M. Bennett, Xiao Xu, and Wen Ye. 2011. "How Does the Trajectory of Multimorbidity Vary Across Black, White, and Mexican Americans in Middle and Old Age?" Journals of Gerontology Series B-Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 66(6): 739-749. DOI. Abstract.
Liang, Jersey, Xiao Xu, A. Quinones, J. Bennett, and Wen Ye. 2011. "Multiple Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms in Middle and Late Life: Racial/Ethnic Variations." Psychology and Aging, 26(4): 761-777. DOI. Abstract.