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Sharon R. Williams

Contact Information
Email: srw |at| purdue.edu
Office: STON 311 Map
Phone: (765) 494-4683
Fax: (765) 496-1476
Homepage: Homepage
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

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Education


Ph.D. Ohio State University Anthropology 2003
B.S. Ohio State University Molecular Genetics
M.A. Ohio State University Anthropology

Research Interests


Development of chronic diseases, aging and feminine identity, integrating biological and social research in non-clinical settings, India

Teaching Interests


Global Health, Anthropology of Aging

Grants


Fulbright Institute for International Education
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research

Publications


Shafer MH, Ferraro KF, Williams SR. (2011). "Low socioeconomic status and body mass index as risk factors for inflammation in older adults: Conjoint influences on C-reactive protein?" Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 66A, 667-673.

Williams SR, McDade TW. (2009). "The use of dried blood spot sampling in the National Social Life, Health and Aging Project (NSHAP)." Journals of Gerontology. Series B. Psychological and Social Sciences. 64B: 131-136.

Williams SR, Pham-Canter G, Leitsch SA. (2009). "Measures of chronic conditions and diseases associated with aging in the National Social Life, Health and Aging Project (NSHAP). "Journals of Gerontology. Series B. Psychological and Social Sciences. 64B: 67-75.

Schumm LP, Lindau ST, McClintok M, Williams S, Leitsch S, Lundstrom J, Hummel T. (2009). "Assessment of sensory function in the National Social Life, Health and Aging Project (NSHAP)." Journals of Gerontology. Series B. Psychological and Social Sciences. 64B: 76-85.

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