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Janet M. Wilmoth

Janet M. Wilmoth

Contact Information:

jwilmoth@syr.edu

315.443.5053

314 Lyman Hall

Office Hours:

Monday/Wednesday:
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
or by appointment

Staff Support:

Katherine Hills

315.443.2703

kchills@syr.edu

Janet M. Wilmoth

Professor, Sociology Department


Courses

  • 2023 Spring
    • SOC 714 Intermediate Social Statistics

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1995

Areas of Expertise

Sociology of aging and the life course, demography, health

Research Interests

Demography of aging, migration and living arrangements, social support, health status

Research Grant Awards and Projects

"Center for Aging and Policy Studies 2022 - 2025:_Subproject for Institution # 31149", Sponsored by National Institutes of Health (NIH)/DHHS.

"Center for Aging and Policy Studies - 2021 - 2022:_Subproject for Institution # 31149", Sponsored by National Institutes of Health (NIH)/DHHS.

"Center for Aging and Policy Studies", Sponsored by National Institutes of Health (NIH)/DHHS.

"Assessing the Needs of Older New Yorkers: A County-Level Analysis of ACS Data", Sponsored by Association on Aging in New York.

"Population Health Mini-Conference and Seminar Series", Sponsored by CUSE Grants - Interdisciplinary Seminar Grant.

Selected Publications

Presentations and Events

Heffernan, K. S., Wilmoth, J. M., London, A. S., Annual Scientific Meeting, Gerontological Society of America, "Estimated Arterial Stiffness, Cognitive Decline, and Dementia among Middle-Aged and Older Adults" (November 11, 2023)

London, A. S., Landes, S. D., Wilmoth, J. M., Annual Scientific Meeting, Gerontological Society of America, "Noncombat and Combat Military Service Experiences, Hearing Difficulty, and Difficulty Remembering/Concentrating" (November 8, 2023)

Heffernan, K., Wilmoth, J. M., London, A., Center for Aging and Policy Studies Annual Conference, "Estimated Arterial Stiffness as a Predictor of Cognitive Decline and Dementia in Middle-Aged and Older Adults" (2022)

Friedman, S., Wilmoth, J. M., Mutambudzi, M., Center for Aging and Policy Studies Annual Conference, "Redlining Policy and Later-Life Mortality: An Exploratory Analysis of the Linked HRS-1940 Census Data" (2022)

Friedman, S., Li, R., Lee, J., Wilmoth, J. M., Mutambudzi, M., Healthy Aging Symposium, University of Albany, "Redlining Policy and Racial Disparities in Later Life Health" (2022)

Lee, Y., Wilmoth, J. M., Annual Scientific Meeting, Gerontological Society of America, "Intergenerational relationships, social support, and psychological well-being among Korean older adults" (November, 2021)

Heffernan, K., Wilmoth, J. M., London, A. S., Annual Scientific Meeting, Gerontological Society of America, "Race/ethnicity, vascular aging, and mortality risk: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study" (November, 2021)

Chubb, R., Wilmoth, J. M., Virtual annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, "Assessing the Impact of Older Americans Act-Funded Services on Caregiver Stress" (2020)

Lee, Y., Wilmoth, J. M., Virtual annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, "Intergenerational Relationships, Social Support, and Psychological Well-Being among Korean Older Adults" (2020)

Cheng, K. J., Landes, S., Wilmoth, J. M., Virtual annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, "Risk Aversion among Male Older Adults: Does Veteran Status Matter?" (2020)

Cheng, K., Wilmoth, J. M., Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, "Socioeconomic Determinants of Informal Caregiving in India" (2019)

Wilmoth, J. M., Landes, S. D., London, A., Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, "The Health of Male Veterans in Later Life" (2019)

Wilmoth, J. M., Scott, S. D., London, A. S., Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, "Veteran Mortality Disadvantage among Rural, Suburban, and Urban Residence" (2019)

Honors and Accolades

Outstanding Mentor Award, American Sociological Association, Section on Aging and the Life Course (August, 2023)