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    DuPRI s Center for Population Health Aging Professor with Tenure Overview My research falls into three broad areas 1 social factors and the onset course and outcome of mental and physical illness 2 social factors and aging and 3 the organization and delivery of health services I am working on funded research projects in all three areas I have been the principal and co principal investigator of two major epidemiologic studies The first examines social factors and mental illness throughout adulthood The second focuses on social factors related to both physical and mental health among older adults I also am director of the one core of the Clinical Research Center for the study of depression in later life funded by NIMH The focus of my CRC project is the effects of social factors on the course of outcome of geriatric depression In all of these studies tje social factors examined include age gender race urban vs rural residence socioeconomic status social stress and social relationships The major health services project in which I am involved is a randomized trial of outpatient commitment This study is evaluating the extent to which outpatient commitment can increase the odds that the chronically mentally ill will be able to live in the community rather than being subjected to frequent involuntary commitments to state mental hospitals The importance of this project is its potential to demonstrate that outpatient commitment is a less coercive and less expensive form of treatment for the chronically mentally that also improves their quality of life Publications Steinhauser KE Alexander SC Byock IR George LK Olsen MK Tulsky JA 2008 Do preparation and life completion discussions improve functioning and quality of life in seriously ill patients Pilot randomized control trial Journal of Palliative Medicine 11 9 1234 1240 Hastings SN George

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    Aging and Human Development Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI s Center for Population Health Aging Professor with Tenure Overview My research falls into three broad areas 1 social factors and the onset course and outcome of mental and physical illness 2 social factors and aging and 3 the organization and delivery of health services I am working on funded research projects in all three areas I have been the principal and co principal investigator of two major epidemiologic studies The first examines social factors and mental illness throughout adulthood The second focuses on social factors related to both physical and mental health among older adults I also am director of the one core of the Clinical Research Center for the study of depression in later life funded by NIMH The focus of my CRC project is the effects of social factors on the course of outcome of geriatric depression In all of these studies tje social factors examined include age gender race urban vs rural residence socioeconomic status social stress and social relationships The major health services project in which I am involved is a randomized trial of outpatient commitment This study is evaluating the extent to which outpatient commitment can increase the odds that the chronically mentally ill will be able to live in the community rather than being subjected to frequent involuntary commitments to state mental hospitals The importance of this project is its potential to demonstrate that outpatient commitment is a less coercive and less expensive form of treatment for the chronically mentally that also improves their quality of life Publications George LK 2008 Respite Care Zheng H George LK 2008 Rising U S Income Inequality and The Changing Gradient of Socioeconomic Status on Health 1985 2005 George LK 2008 Social and Economic Factors Related to Psychiatric

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    Neuroscience Associate Director in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI s Center for Population Health Aging Professor with Tenure Overview My research falls into three broad areas 1 social factors and the onset course and outcome of mental and physical illness 2 social factors and aging and 3 the organization and delivery of health services I am working on funded research projects in all three areas I have been the principal and co principal investigator of two major epidemiologic studies The first examines social factors and mental illness throughout adulthood The second focuses on social factors related to both physical and mental health among older adults I also am director of the one core of the Clinical Research Center for the study of depression in later life funded by NIMH The focus of my CRC project is the effects of social factors on the course of outcome of geriatric depression In all of these studies tje social factors examined include age gender race urban vs rural residence socioeconomic status social stress and social relationships The major health services project in which I am involved is a randomized trial of outpatient commitment This study is evaluating the extent to which outpatient commitment can increase the odds that the chronically mentally ill will be able to live in the community rather than being subjected to frequent involuntary commitments to state mental hospitals The importance of this project is its potential to demonstrate that outpatient commitment is a less coercive and less expensive form of treatment for the chronically mentally that also improves their quality of life Publications George LK 2007 Life course perspectives on social factors and mental illness 191 218 George LK 2006 Aging Mental Health and Well Being George LK 2006

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    in the School of Nursing Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Associate Director in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI s Center for Population Health Aging Professor with Tenure Overview My research falls into three broad areas 1 social factors and the onset course and outcome of mental and physical illness 2 social factors and aging and 3 the organization and delivery of health services I am working on funded research projects in all three areas I have been the principal and co principal investigator of two major epidemiologic studies The first examines social factors and mental illness throughout adulthood The second focuses on social factors related to both physical and mental health among older adults I also am director of the one core of the Clinical Research Center for the study of depression in later life funded by NIMH The focus of my CRC project is the effects of social factors on the course of outcome of geriatric depression In all of these studies tje social factors examined include age gender race urban vs rural residence socioeconomic status social stress and social relationships The major health services project in which I am involved is a randomized trial of outpatient commitment This study is evaluating the extent to which outpatient commitment can increase the odds that the chronically mentally ill will be able to live in the community rather than being subjected to frequent involuntary commitments to state mental hospitals The importance of this project is its potential to demonstrate that outpatient commitment is a less coercive and less expensive form of treatment for the chronically mentally that also improves their quality of life Publications George LK 2006 Perceived quality of life 320 336 George LK 2006 Self Esteem

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    for Child and Family Policy Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI s Population Research Center Overview Christina M Gibson Davis is an associate professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy Duke University with a secondary appointment in sociology Her research interests center around social and economic differences in family formation patterns Her current research focuses on the how divergent patterns of family formation affect economic inequality Publications Gibson Davis CM 2011 Mothers but not wives The increasing lag between nonmarital births and marriage Journal of Marriage and Family 73 1 15 Gibson Davis C 2011 Mothers but not wives The increasing lag between nonmarital births and marriage Journal of Marriage and Family 73 1 264 278 Ananat E Gassman Pines A Gibson Davis CM 2011 The effects of plant closings on children s educational achievement 299 313 Gibson Davis CM Gassman Pines A 2010 Early childhood family structure and mother child interactions variation by race and ethnicity Developmental Psychology 46 1 151 164 Foster EM Jiang M Gibson Davis CM 2010 The effect of the WIC program on the health of newborns Health Services Research 45 4 1083 1104 Jiang M Foster EM Gibson Davis CM 2010 The effect of

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    the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Affiliate of the Center for Child and Family Policy Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI s Population Research Center Overview Christina M Gibson Davis is an associate professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy Duke University with a secondary appointment in sociology Her research interests center around social and economic differences in family formation patterns Her current research focuses on the how divergent patterns of family formation affect economic inequality Publications Magnuson KA Gibson Davis CM 2007 Child support among low income noncustodial fathers 9781610441865 228 251 Gibson Davis CM 2007 Expectations and the economic bar to marriage among low income couples 84 103 Gibson Davis CM 2007 Expectations and the economic bar to marriage among low income couples 9781610441865 84 103 Magnuson K Gibson Davis CM 2007 Explaining the patterns of child support among low income noncustodial fathers 228 251 Gibson Davis CM Brooks Gunn J 2007 The Association between Maternal Relationship Status and Breastfeeding Behaviors Journal of Marriage and Family 69 1107 1117 Gibson Davis CM Brooks Gunn J 2007 The association of couples relationship status and quality with breastfeeding initiation Journal of Marriage and Family 69 5 1107 1117 Gibson Davis

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    the Center for Child and Family Policy Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI s Population Research Center Overview Christina M Gibson Davis is an associate professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy Duke University with a secondary appointment in sociology Her research interests center around social and economic differences in family formation patterns Her current research focuses on the how divergent patterns of family formation affect economic inequality Publications Gibson Davis CM Brooks Gunn J 2006 Couples immigration status and ethnicity as determinants of breastfeeding American journal of public health 96 4 641 646 Gibson Davis CM Magnuson K Gennetian L Duncan GJ 2005 Does Employment Protect Women From Domestic Violence Journal of Marriage and Family 67 1149 1168 Gibson Davis CM Magnuson K Gennetian LA Duncan GJ 2005 Employment and the risk of domestic abuse among low income women Journal of Marriage and Family 67 5 1149 1168 Gibson Davis CM Edin K McLanahan S 2005 High hopes but even higher expectations The retreat from marriage among low income couples Journal of Marriage and Family 67 5 1301 1312 Gibson Davis CM Duncan GI 2005 Qualitative quantitative synergies in a random assignment program evaluation 283 303 Gibson CM 2003

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    per7266762 Thavolia Glymph Associate Professor of African and African American Studies Associate Professor in the Department of History Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI s Population Research Center Associate Chair in the Department of History Associate Professor of African and African American Studies Overview Having completed Out of the House of Bondage The Transformation of the Plantation Household Cambridge 2008 I turned my attention back to a project begun years before on the experience of enslaved and freed women on the battlefields of the Civil War This study focuses on the lives of black women and children in Civil War refugee and labor camps I am also completing Women at War under contract with the University of North Carolina Press and a study of Civil War veterans who served in the Egyptian Army in the 1870s entitled Playing Dixie in Egypt Civil War Veterans in the Egyptian Army and Transnational Transcripts of Race Nation Empire and Citizenship 1869 1878 Publications Glymph T Silber N 2011 Women Amidst War Glymph T 2010 I se Mrs Tatum Now Black and White Women and the Meaning of Freedom Phillis The Journal for Research on African American Women 1 1 Inaugural Issue 24 32 Glymph

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