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Marian Liu

Contact Information
Email: marianliu@purdue.edu
Office: 247A JNSN Map
Phone: 765-496-0615
Homepage: Homepage
Associate Professor of Nursing

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PhD Claremont Graduate University Applied Developmental Psychology 2014

Research Interests

Elder abuse and neglect; financial exploitation, fraud, and scam; Adult Protective Services; healthcare and financial decision making across the lifespan; healthcare policy evaluation; elder justice

Teaching Interests

Human development, aging, psychology, elder abuse and neglect


2023 - The Purdue College of Health and Human Sciences Healthy Lifestyles and Vital Longevity Signature Research Area's Synergistic Connections between Life and Social Sciences Award
2022 - Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
2021 - U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Administration for Community Living
2021 - California Department of Social Services
2020 - U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Administration for Community Living
2020 - University of Illinois, Chicago
2019 - State of Montana
2019 - Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging
2018 - U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime

Selected Publications

Caspi, E., Xue, W., & Liu, P. (2023). Theft Of Controlled Substances In Long-term Care Homes: An Exploratory Study. Journal Of Applied Gerontology. Doi: 10.1177/07334648231153731

Liu, P., Hass, Z., Stratton, S. K., Conrad, K. M. & Conrad, K. J. (2022, In Press). Examining Adult Protective Services Outcomes: Services Associated With The Decrease Of Mistreatment Differed By Elder Mistreatment Type. The Gerontologist. Doi:10.1093/geront/gnac040

Steinman, K. J., Liu, P., Anetzberger, G., Rockwood, A. P., Teferra, A. A., & Ejaz, F. K. (2022). Using Administrative Data From Adult Protective Services: Opportunities And Considerations. Journal Of Elder Abuse And Neglect, 34(1), 77-92. Doi:10.1080/08946566.2021.2020700

Liu, P., Caspi, E., & Cheng, C. (2022). Complaints Matter: Seriousness Of Elder Mistreatment Citations In Nursing Homes Nationwide. Journal Of Applied Gerontology, 41(4), 908-917. Doi: 10.1177/07334648211043063

Liu, P., Wang, A. , Schwab-Reese, L. M., & Stratton, S. K. (2022). Elder Mistreatment Victims During The COVID-19 Pandemic: Administrative Data From San Francisco Adult Protective Services. Journal Of Family Violence, 37, 1027-1040. Doi: 10.1007/s10896- 021-00305-1

Liu, P., Neumann, A., Radcliffe, K., & Chodos, A. (2021). Adult Protective Services Training: Insights From California Caseworkers. Journal Of Gerontological Social Work, 64(3), 274-290. Doi:10.1080/01634372.2020.1870605.

Liu, P., & Delagrammatikas, L. (2021). Adult Protective Services Role In Addressing Older And Dependent Adult Abuse In The Age Of COVID. Frontiers In Public Health, 9(659640), 1-4. Doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.659640

Liu, P., Hernndez Chilatra, J. A., Phelan, A. (2021). Examining Nurses Role In Adult Protective Services Related To Safeguarding Older People. Journal Of Advanced Nursing, 77(5), 2481-2497. Doi: 10.1111/jan.14792.

Conrad, K. J., Liu, P., Hass, Z., & Conrad, K. M. (2021). Balancing Practicality And Validity Of Elder Abuse Identification Measures: Using Data From Adult Protective Services Investigations. Journal Of Elder Abuse And Neglect, 33(1), 47-64. Doi:10.1080/08946566.2021.1876579.

Liu, P., & Ross, L. (2020). Adult Protective Services Training: A Brief Report On The State Of The Nation. Journal Of Elder Abuse And Neglect, 33(1), 82-95. Doi: 10.1080/08946566.2020.1845271.

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