Dawn E Alley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Grip strength cutpoints for the identification of clinically relevant weakness
    Dawn E Alley
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660W Redwood St 221B, Baltimore, MD 21201
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:559-66. 2014
  2. pmc Meaningful improvement in gait speed in hip fracture recovery
    Dawn E Alley
    Departments of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1650-7. 2011
  3. pmc Mortgage delinquency and changes in access to health resources and depressive symptoms in a nationally representative cohort of Americans older than 50 years
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2293-8. 2011
  4. pmc Hospitalization and change in body composition and strength in a population-based cohort of older persons
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2085-91. 2010
  5. pmc Changes in weight at the end of life: characterizing weight loss by time to death in a cohort study of older men
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:558-65. 2010
  6. pmc The increasing use of theory in social gerontology: 1990-2004
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:583-90. 2010
  7. pmc Metabolic syndrome and weight gain in adulthood
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 W Redwood Street No 221B, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:111-7. 2010
  8. pmc Material resources and population health: disadvantages in health care, housing, and food among adults over 50 years of age
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Division of Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S693-701. 2009
  9. pmc Body fat distribution and inflammation among obese older adults with and without metabolic syndrome
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2354-61. 2010
  10. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, transitions between frailty states, and mortality in older adults: the Invecchiare in Chianti Study
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:256-64. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Grip strength cutpoints for the identification of clinically relevant weakness
    Dawn E Alley
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660W Redwood St 221B, Baltimore, MD 21201
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:559-66. 2014
    ..8 m/s...
  2. pmc Meaningful improvement in gait speed in hip fracture recovery
    Dawn E Alley
    Departments of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1650-7. 2011
    ..To estimate meaningful improvements in gait speed observed during recovery from hip fracture and to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of gait speed changes in detecting change in self-reported mobility...
  3. pmc Mortgage delinquency and changes in access to health resources and depressive symptoms in a nationally representative cohort of Americans older than 50 years
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2293-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated associations between mortgage delinquency and changes in health and health-relevant resources over 2 years, with data from the Health and Retirement Study, a longitudinal survey representative of US adults older than 50 years...
  4. pmc Hospitalization and change in body composition and strength in a population-based cohort of older persons
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2085-91. 2010
    ..To examine the association between hospitalization and annual changes in body composition and strength in older adults...
  5. pmc Changes in weight at the end of life: characterizing weight loss by time to death in a cohort study of older men
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:558-65. 2010
    ..Results suggest that weight loss in older persons may begin earlier than previously believed. The duration of weight loss for noncancer deaths suggests that even distal changes in energy balance may be linked to risk of death...
  6. pmc The increasing use of theory in social gerontology: 1990-2004
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:583-90. 2010
    ..To determine how often theory is used in published research in social gerontology, compare theory use over a 10-year period (1990-1994 to 2000-2004), and identify the theories most frequently used in social gerontology research...
  7. pmc Metabolic syndrome and weight gain in adulthood
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 W Redwood Street No 221B, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:111-7. 2010
    ..The influence of long-term adult weight history on metabolic risk independent of attained body mass index (BMI) is unknown...
  8. pmc Material resources and population health: disadvantages in health care, housing, and food among adults over 50 years of age
    Dawn E Alley
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Division of Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S693-701. 2009
    ..We examined associations between material resources and late-life declines in health...
  9. pmc Body fat distribution and inflammation among obese older adults with and without metabolic syndrome
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2354-61. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, transitions between frailty states, and mortality in older adults: the Invecchiare in Chianti Study
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:256-64. 2012
    ..To assess whether serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations relate to transitions between the states of robustness, prefrailty, and frailty and to mortality in older adults...
  11. pmc Adipocytokines and the metabolic syndrome among older persons with and without obesity: the InCHIANTI study
    Sari Stenholm
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, 3001 S Hanover Street, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 73:55-65. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to: (1) examine the role of adipocytokines in the association between obesity and the MetS and (2) to determine whether the association is different in obese and non-obese persons...
  12. pmc Low-serum carotenoid concentrations and carotenoid interactions predict mortality in US adults: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Michelle D Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Nutr Res 31:178-89. 2011
    ..Interventions of balanced carotenoid combinations are needed for confirmation...
  13. pmc Comparing reports from hip-fracture patients and their proxies: implications on evaluating sex differences in disability and depressive symptoms
    Michelle Shardell
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Aging Health 24:367-83. 2012
    ..This study compared sex differences in disability and depressive symptoms using reports from hip fracture patients and their proxies...
  14. pmc Joint association of obesity and metabolic syndrome with incident mobility limitation in older men and women--results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Sari Stenholm
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Harbor Hospital, 3001 South Hanover Street, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:84-92. 2010
    ..Although both obesity and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) are known risk factors for decline in physical function, the joint association of obesity and metabolic alterations with risk of incident mobility limitation is unknown...