Research Projects

The Office of the Associate Dean for Research administers research and training projects funded by a variety of federal, state and foundation sources. The table below lists current and past research projects, with links to individual project summaries, researcher profiles, and projects listed by nine broad categories.

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Project Title Researcher Category End Date
Adult Protective Services Client Assessment and Risk Evaluation Form Validation Study Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology 2006
American Cancer Society Doctoral Research Grant in Clinical Oncology Social Work: Annemarie Conlon Barbara L. Jones, Ph.D.
Gerontology; Health/Health care 2010
An Exploratory Study of Activity/ Program Needs and Preferences Among Racial/Ethnic Minority Senior Center Participants: Association with Actual and Felt Ages Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Diana M. DiNitto, Ph.D.
Gerontology 2014
Assessment of Depression Needs of Low-Income Older Adults: Informal Caregivers' and Social Service Providers' Perspectives Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology 2005
Autonomy in the Face of Depression in Nursing Homes: What Do Nursing Home Residents and Staff Have to Say about the Residents' Depression and Intervention Needs? Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology 2007
Better way to live at home: Supportive services and the well-being of older residents Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology; Health/Health care; Income/Poverty 2011
CSWE Gero-Ed Master’s advanced curriculum project Diana M. DiNitto, Ph.D.
Addictions; Gerontology; Social work education 2009
Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education (HPPAE) Roberta R. Greene, Ph.D. Gerontology; Social work education 2009
Limited English proficiency and health care among older immigrants Yuri Jang, Ph.D.
Asian Americans; Gerontology; Immigrants/Refugees 2019
Mental Health Needs of Low-Income Older Texans: A Pilot Study of Assessment of Depressive Symtomatology and Preferred Treatments Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology 2006
Practitioners’ perspectives on retention problems among geriatric mental health clients Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology; Mental health 2004
Problem-Solving Therapy for Depressed Homebound Older Adults Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology 2013
Short-term depression treatment for homebound older adults Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology; Mental health 2009
Stress, safety, and well-being of home care attendants Yuri Jang, Ph.D.
Gerontology; Health/Health care; Organizational functioning 2015
Study of Texas Nursing Homes Roberta R. Greene, Ph.D. Gerontology 2007
Telehealth Problem-Solving Treatment for Mild-to-Moderate Depressive Symptoms in Homebound Older Adults Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology 2011
Telehealth problem-solving treatment of homebound older adults Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology; Mental health 2013
Telehealth treatments for depression with low-income homebound seniors Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology; Health/Health care; Mental health 2019
Understanding Long-term Care Planning Behavior of Baby-Boom Aged Adults: Hartford Fellowship in Geriatric Social Work Namkee G. Choi, Ph.D.
Gerontology 2010
What is Your Caregiver IQ? Facts and Questions for Exploration Roberta R. Greene, Ph.D. Gerontology 2007
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