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Journal of Aging and Health

Journal of Aging and Health

eISSN: 15526887 | ISSN: 08982643 | Current volume: 36 | Current issue: 5-6 Frequency: 10 Times/Year

The Journal of Aging and Health explores the complex and dynamic relationship between gerontology and health. You know health is one of the fast-growing areas in the field of gerontology. Look to the Journal of Aging and Health to be your primary source for the most current research findings and scholarly exchange available. Read below to see how the comprehensive coverage of the Journal of Aging and Health can benefit you.

Unique Focus

The Journal of Aging and Health covers a wide range of topics guaranteeing that you will receive material you can use. Recent topics have included articles on:

  • Active life expectancy
  • Diet/nutrition
  • Disease prevention
  • Ethics in health care
  • Health behaviors and beliefs
  • Health service utilization
  • Longevity and mortality
  • Long-term care
  • Mental health
  • Social support and health
  • The recovery process
  • Alcoholism
  • Suicide

Interdisciplinary Perspective

In each issue of the Journal of Aging and Health, respected scholars present views and perspectives from a wide variety of disciplines. This interdisciplinary approach ensures that you are receiving the most balanced and comprehensive scholarship available. Recent articles spanning many fields include:

  • Allied Health
  • Psychology
  • Behavioral Science
  • Public Health
  • Demography
  • Social Policy
  • Epidemiology
  • Social Services
  • Health Services Research
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Nursing

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).


The Journal of Aging and Health is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of research findings and scholarly exchange in the area of aging and health. Manuscripts are sought that deal with social and behavioral factors related to health and aging. Disciplines represented include the behavioral and social sciences, public health, epidemiology, demography, health services research, nursing, social work, medicine, and related disciplines. Although preference is given to manuscripts presenting the findings of original research, review and methodological pieces will also be considered.

Dr. Kyriakos S. Markides University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
Assistant Editor
Brian Downer, PhD University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
Managing Editor
Brian Downer, PhD University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
Editorial Board
Neda Agahi, PhD Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Soham Al Snih, MD, PhD University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
Ross Andell, PhD Arizona State University, USA
Flavia C. D. Andrade, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Ronald J. Angel, PhD University of Texas - Austin, USA
Jane Banaszak-Holl, PhD University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Lisa L. Barnes, PhD Rush University Medical Center, USA
Alex Bierman, PhD Department of Sociology, University of Calgary, Canada
Dan Blazer, MD, PhD Duke University, USA
Anda Botoseneanu, MD, PhD University of Michigan, USA
Penny Brennan, PhD University of California, San Francisco, USA
Robyn L. Brown, PhD University of Kentucky, USA
Jeffrey A. Burr, PhD Department of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Carmen Castaneda-Sceppa, MD, PhD Northeastern University, USA
Dan Clark, PhD Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Philippa Clark, PhD University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Olivio Clay, PhD University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Lindy Clemson, PhD University of Sydney, Australia
Michael Crowe University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Dorly Deeg, PhD VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Kerstin Gerst Emerson, PhD University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
Qiushi Feng, PhD National University of Singapore, Singapore
Hector Gonzales, PhD University of California at San Diego, USA
Emily Grundy, PhD, FBA University of Essex, UK
Danan Gu, PhD United Nations, Population Division, USA
Jack Guralnik, MD, PhD University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, PhD, RPsych University of Regina, Canada
Terrence Hill, PhD Department of Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Ellen Idler, PhD Emory University, USA
Jessica Kelley-Moore, PhD Case Western Reserve University, USA
Giyeon Kim, PhD Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea
Annemarie Koster, PhD University of Maastricht, Netherlands
Kenzie Latham-Mintus Department of Sociology, IUPUI, USA
Rahul Malhotra, MBBS, MD, MPH Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
David X. Marquez, PhD, FACSM University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Neil Mehta, PhD University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
Carlos F. Mendes de Leon, PhD Georgetown University, USA
Malena Monteverde, PhD Conicet, Buenos Aries, Argentina
Alison A. Moore, MD, MPH University of California at San Diego, USA
Miriam Mutambutzi, PhD Syracuse University, USA
Emily Nicklett, PhD University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Kushang V. Patel, PhD, MPH University of Washington, USA
M. Kristen Peek, PhD University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
Ana Quinones, PhD Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA
Taina Rantanen, PhD University of Jyvasklya, Finland
Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, USA
Carlos Reyes-Ortiz, MD, PhD Florida A&M University, USA
Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez, PhD Brown University, Providence, USA
Jean-Marie Robine, PhD French National Institute of Medical Research (INSERM), Montpellier, France
Sunshine Rote, PhD University of Louisville, USA
David L. Roth, PhD Johns Hopkins University, USA
Yasuhiko Saito, PhD Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan
Jennifer Salinas, PhD University of Texas at El Paso, USA
Markus Schafer, PhD Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, Canada
Enid Schatz, PhD University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
Benjamin Shaw, PhD Community Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Illinois Chicago, USA
Tetyana Shippe, PhD University of Minnesota, USA
Abla Sibai, PhD American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Eleanor Simonsick, PhD National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, USA
Christine Stephens, PhD Massey University, New Zealand
Aloen Townsend, PhD Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Cassio M. Turra, PhD Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Robert B. Wallace, MD University of Iowa, USA
Noah Webster, PhD University of Michigan, USA
Dr. Ming Wen The University of Hong Kong, China
Jessica S. West, PhD, MPH Duke University, USA
Rebeca Wong, PhD University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, USA
Hanzhang Xu, PhD, RN Duke University School of Medicine, USA
Anna Zajacova, PhD University of Western Ontario, Canada
Steven H. Zarit, PhD The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Wei Zhang, PhD University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
Zachary Zimmer, PhD Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Canada
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