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Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD

Kristen Peek, PhD

Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine & Community Health
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301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1153
Phone: (409)772-9143
Email :mkpeek@utmb.edu

Research Areas

Ethics and cultural differences in aging and disability


BA 1989 University of Texas at Austin, Sociology and Psychology
MA 1993 Duke University, Sociology
PhD 1996 Duke University, Sociology

Current Funding

5 R01 AG010939 - 16 ( K. Markides)
Longitudinal Study of Mexican American Elderly Health (Hispanic EPESE)
Role: Co - I

1 R01 MH097722 (R. Stowe)
Stress, Latent Virus Reactivation, and Inflammation

Select Publications

Al Snih, S., Peek, K.M., Sawyer, P., Markides, K.S., Allman, R.M., Ottenbacher, K.J. (2012). Life-Space Mobility in Mexican Americans Aged 75 and Older. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 60(3), 532-537. PMC Journal - In process

Howrey, B.T., Peek, M.K., Raji, M.A., Ray, L.A., Ottenbacher, K.J. (2012). Sleep characteristics and mortality among older adults of Mexican origin: Results from the Hispanic EPESE. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 60(10), 1906-1911. PMC Journal - in process

Peek, M.K., Howrey, B.T., Samper-Ternent, R., Ray, L.A., Ottenbacher, K.J. (2012). Social support stressors and frailty among older Mexican American adults. Journal of Gerontology Series B: Social Sciences, 67(6):755-764. PMCID: PMC3478725