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Vicki Freedman

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Director, Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., Yale University

Dr. Freedman has published extensively on the topics of population aging, disability, and long-term care. She currently serves as Co-Principal Investigator of two national panel studies: the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) and the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). She is also leading a supplemental study of disability, time use and well-being among older adults in the PSID.

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Albert, Steven M., and Vicki Freedman. 2010. Public health and aging : maximizing function and well-being. New York : Springer. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Dong, Liming, Vicki Freedman, Brisa N. Sanchez, and Carlos Mendes de Leon. Forthcoming. "Racial and ethnic differences in disability transitions among older adults in the United States." The Journals of Gerontology: Series A. DOI. Abstract.

Keeney, Tamra, Alan M. Jette, Vicki Freedman, and Howard Cabral. Forthcoming. "Racial Differences in Patterns of Use of Rehabilitation Services for Adults Aged 65 and Older." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. DOI. Abstract.

Sharma, R.K., Vicki Freedman, V. Mor, J.D. Kasper, P. Gozalo, and J.M. Teno. Forthcoming. "Association of racial differences with end-of-life care quality in the United States." JAMA Internal Medicine. DOI. Abstract.

Khandelwal, Nita, J.R. Curtis, Vicki Freedman, Judith D. Kasper, Pedro Gozalo, Ruth A. Engelberg, and Joan M. Teno. Forthcoming. "How Often Is End-of-Life Care in the United States Inconsistent with Patients' Goals of Care?" Journal of palliative medicine. DOI.

Freedman, Vicki, Katherine A. McGonagle, and Mick P. Couper. Forthcoming. "Use of a Targeted Sequential Mixed Mode Protocol in a Nationally Representative Panel Study." Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology. DOI. Abstract.

Zahuranec, Darin B., Lesli E. Skolarus, Chunyang Feng, Vicki Freedman, and James F. Burke. 2017. "Activity limitations and subjective well-being after stroke." Neurology, 89(9): 944-950. DOI. Abstract.

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