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Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Associate Research Scientist, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research.
Ph.D., State University of New York, Buffalo
Dr. Pienta has research interests in demography of aging and she studies retirement and health in later life. Her current research focuses on determinants of couples’ retirement behavior and uncovering social processes underlying health disparities among African Americans.
Tkatch, R., N. Artinian, J. Abrams, J. Mahn, M. Franks, S. Keteyian, B. Franklin, Amy M. Pienta, and S. Schwartz. 2011. "Social network and health outcomes among African American cardiac rehabilitation patients." Heart and Lung, 40(3): 193-200. PMCID: PMC2972356. DOI. Abstract.