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Research

Faculty Publications & Scholarly Activities

The selected publications and presentations listed below highlight the work of the Department's full-time faculty. To view a complete listing of faculty interests, visit About Our Research.

 

Publications

Terracciano A, Scuteri A, Strait J, Sutin AR, Meirelles O, Marongiu M, Orru M, Pilia MG, Ferrucci L, Cucca F, Schlessinger D, & Lakatta E (in press). Are personality traits associated with white coat and masked hypertension? Journal of Hypertension.

Brummel-Smith K (2014). Ch. 2: Interprofessional Team Care. In: Warshaw G, Flaherty E, Ham R, Potter J, Sloane P, editors. Primary Care Geriatrics, 6th edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Inc.

Granville L and Suchak N (2014). Ch. 51: Benigh Prostate Disease. In: Warshaw G, Flaherty E, Ham R, Potter J, Sloane P, editors. Primary Care Geriatrics, 6th edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Inc.

Leipzig RM, Sauvigne K, Granville LJ, Harper FM, Kirk LM, Levine SA, Mosqueda L, Mockus Parks S, and Fernandez HM (2014). What is a Geriatrician? American Geriatics Society and Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs End-of-Training Entrustable Professional Activities for Geriatric Medicine. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(5), 924-929. 

Pomidor A (2014). Ch. 35: Driving. In: Warshaw G, Flaherty E, Ham R, Potter J, Sloane P, editors. Primary Care Geriatrics, 6th edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Inc.

Terracciano A, Sutin AR, An Y, O’Brien RJ, Ferrucci L, Zonderman AB, & Resnick SM (2014). Personality and risk of Alzheimer’s disease: New data and meta-analysis. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 10, 179-186.

Sutin AR, Terracciano A, Milaneschi Y, An Y, Ferrucci L, & Zonderman AB (2013). The trajectory of depressive symptoms across the adult lifespan. JAMA Psychiatry, 70, 803-11.

Terracciano A, Iacono D, O’Brien R, Troncoso JC, An Y, Sutin AR, Ferrucci L, Zonderman AB, & Resnick SM (2013). Personality and resilience to Alzheimer’s disease neuropathology: A prospective autopsy study. Neurobiology of Aging, 34, 1045-1050.

Terracciano A, Schrack JA, Sutin AR, Chan W, Simonsick EM, & Ferrucci L (2013). Personality, metabolic rate and aerobic capacity. PLoS ONE 8(1): e54746.

Agens JE, Galasko GT, Purandare AV, and Lin J (2012). Awareness of vitamin D deficiency states and recommended supplementation doses: Survey of faculty and staff at a medical school. e-SPEN Journal.

Kapp MB (2012). Health Reform and the Affordable Care Act: Not Really Trusting the Consumer. 42 Stetson Law Review 9-33 (invited article in Health Law Symposium issue).

Kapp MB (2012). How to Fix Nursing Homes. The Atlantic.

Kapp MB (2012). The Liability Environment for Physicians Providing Nursing Home Medical Care: Does It Make a Difference for Residents?. Elder Law Journal, 16(2), 249-293.

Chan W, McCrae RR, De Fruyt F, Jussim L, Löckenhoff CE, De Bolle M, Costa PT Jr., Sutin AR, Realo A, Allik J, Nakazato K, Shimonaka Y, Hrebícková M, Kourilova S, Yik M, Ficková E, Brunner-Sciarra M, Leibovich de Figueora N, Schmidt V, Ahn C, Ahn H, Aguilar-Vafaie ME, Siuta J, Szmigielska B, Cain TR, Crawford JT, Mastor KA, Rolland JP, Nansubuga F, Miramontez DR, Benet-Martínez V, Rossier J, Bratko D, Marušic I, Halberstadt J, Yamaguchi M, KneĹževic G, Martin TA, Gheorghiu M, Smith PB, Barbaranelli C, Wang L, Shakespeare-Finch J, Lima MP, Klinkosz W, Sekowski A, Alcalay L, Simonetti F, Avdeyeva TV, Pramila VS, & Terracciano A (2012). Stereotypes of age differences in personality traits: Universal and accurate? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103, 1050-66.

Agens JE (2011). To D or not to D in the older person, that is the question. British Journal of Medical Practitioners, 3(4):a352.

Terracciano A, Lobina M, Piras MG, Mulas A, Cannas A, Meirelles O, Sutin AR, Zonderman AB, Uda M, Crisponi L, & Schlessinger D (2011). Neuroticism, depressive symptoms, and serum BDNF. Psychosomatic Medicine, 73, 638-642.

Sutin AR, Ferrucci L, Zonderman AB, & Terracciano A (2011). Personality and obesity across the adult lifespan. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 579-592.

Agens JE (2010). Chemical and Physical Restraints in the Older Person. British Journal of Medical Practitioners, 3(1):302.

Kapp MB (2010). Legal issues arising in the process of determining decisional capacity in older persons. Care management journals: Journal of case management; The journal of long term home health care, 11(2), 101-107.

Terracciano A, Tanaka T, Sutin AR, Sanna S, Deiana B, Lai S, Uda M, Schlessinger D, Abecasis GR, Ferrucci L & Costa PT Jr. (2010). Genome-wide association scan of trait depression. Biological Psychiatry, 68, 811-817.

Sutin AR, Costa PT Jr, Uda M, Ferrucci L, Schlessinger D, & Terracciano A (2010). Personality and metabolic syndrome. Age, 32, 513-519.

Terracciano A, Sanna S, Uda M, Deiana B, Usala G, Busonero F, Maschio A, Scally M, Patriciu N, Chen W, Distel MA, Slagboom PE, Boomsma DI, Villafuerte S, Sliwerska E, Burmeister M, Amin N, Janssens ACJW, van Duijn CM, Schlessinger D, Abecasis GR, & Costa PT Jr. (2010). Genome-wide association scan for five major dimensions of personality. Molecular Psychiatry, 15, 647-656.

Agens JE (2009). The Aging of the Baby Boomers and the Future of Physicians’ Practices. Journal of the Florida Medical Association.

Pomidor A, Schwartzberg J (2009). Ch. 48. Driving and the older adult. In: Arenson C, Brummel-Smith K, Busby-Whitehead J et al, editors. Reichel’s Care of the Elderly, 6th edition. Cambridge University Press, Americas.

Kapp MB (2008). Legal Issues in Dementia. International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 20(1&2), 91-103.

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Presentations

Granville L, Baker S, Agens J (2012). “Geriatrics Immersion Training for Family Medicine Residents: Evolution and Lessons Learned Across Four Years.” Session presented at the annual Society for Teachers in family Medicine Meeting in Seattle, WA.

Pomidor A (2012). “Making the Transition from Driver to Passenger: Prevention and Early Recognition.” Presentation at the Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities.

Pomidor A, Brummel-Smith K, Baker S (2012). “ElderQuest: Enhancing Learning with Video Games.” Poster presented at the annual American Geriatrics Society Meeting in Seattle, WA.

Pomidor A, Pomidor B, Granville L, Brummel-Smith K, Baker S (2011). “ElderQuest: Video Game Fun with the AAMC Competencies.” Presented at the American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting in National Harbor, MD.

Baker S, Grant C, Granville L, Lloyd J, Pomidor A (2010). “Meeting the new LCME Service Learning Need Through Geriatrics.” Poster presented at the annual American Geriatrics Society Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Pomidor A, Brummel-Smith K, Jacobi D, Baker S (2009). “For and By the People: Interdisciplinary Group Writing of Team Curriculum.” Presented at the American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago, IL.

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