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Faculty and Staff Research Publications: Wheaton, Fecilia V.

This guide provides information on the publications of Bethune-Cookman University Faculty, Administration, and Staff.

Selected Publications & Presentations

PAPERS

Abdou, C.M., Fingerhut, A.W., Jackson, J.S. & Wheaton, F.V. (2016). Healthcare stereotype threat among older adults in the Health and Retirement Study. American Journal of Preventative Medicine.

Wheaton, F.V., & Crimmins, E.M. (2015). Female disability disadvantage: A global perspective on sex differences in physical function and disability. Ageing & Society, 1-21.

Beltrán-Sánchez, H., Thomas, D., Teruel, G., Wheaton, F., & Crimmins, E.M. (2013). Links between socio-economic circumstances and changes in smoking behavior in the Mexican population: 2002-2010. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 1-20.

Wheaton, F.V. & Crimmins, E.M. (2013). In hindsight: Urban exposure explains the association between prior migration and current health of older adults in Mexico. Journal of Aging and Health, 25(3), 422-438.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Crimmins, E., Wheaton, F., Vasunilashorn, S., Beltrán-Sánchez, H., Zhang, L. & Kim, J.K. (2013). A global perspective on physiological change with age. In S.A. McDaniel & Z. Zimmer (Eds.), Global Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges, Opportunities and Implications (pp. 79-103). Burlington, VT: Ashgate.

Wheaton, F. & Crimmins, E.M. (2012). The demography of aging and retirement. In M. Wang (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Retirement (pp. 22-41).

 

PRESENTATIONS/POSTERS

Wheaton, F.V., & Johnson, M. (March 2017).  Prevalence of Weight Underesetimation among Adults 50+ in the United States: Differences by Race/Ethnicity, Age, Gender and Education. Poster presented at the Florida Health Equity Summit, Daytona Beach, FL.

Hill, L.* & Wheaton, F.V. (March 2017). Health Disparities in Diabetes among Older Adults. Poster presented at the Florida Health Equity Summit, Daytona Beach, FL.

Fields, M.,* Picott, J.,* Haley, R., Wheaton, F.V. & Briscoe, V.J. (March 2017). B-CU/YMCA Partnership to Bring EnhanceFitness to the Community. Poster presented at the Florida Health Equity Summit, Daytona Beach, FL.

Wheaton, F.V., Abdou, C.M. (November 2016). Abdou, C.M. (November 2016). Healthcare Stereotype Threat (HCST) and Its Association with Biomarkers of Health. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

Wheaton, F.V., Thomas, C. Symposium Chair for Minority Aging: Discrimination and Stigma. 2016 Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

Wheaton, F.V., Ailshire, J. (November 2013). Ambient Air Pollution Levels Near Nursing Homes in the United States. Poster presented at the 2013 Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

Wheaton, F.V. (February 2013). Understanding Spatial Variation in Disability Rates Among Adults in Los Angeles County. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Los Angeles Geospatial Summit, Los Angeles, CA.

Wheaton, F.V., Crimmins, E.M. (November 2012). Physical Performance Versus Disability in a Traditional Forager-Horticulturalist Group. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA.

Wheaton, F.V., Crimmins, E.M. (October 2012). Disability in Traditional Versus Modern Contexts. Paper presented at the 2012 Annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA.

Beltran-Sanchez, H., Thomas, D., Wheaton, F.V., Crimmins, E.M. (November 2011). Smoking Onset and Cessation in Mexico. Paper presented at the 2011 Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA.

Wheaton, F.V., Crimmins, E.M. (November, 2010). Community of Residence Helps Explain Variations in Blood Pressure and Body Mass Index in Mexico. Paper presented at the 2010 Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

Wheaton, F.V., Crimmins, E.M. (November, 2009). Does Urban Migration within Mexico Result in Better Health for Older Adults from Rural Areas? Poster presented at the 2009 Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, GA.

Wheaton, F.V., Crimmins, E.M. (September 2009). Weighing In: The Relationship Between Domestic Migration in Mexico and BMI and Waist-to-Hip Ratio in Later Life. Poster presented at the 2009 International Conference on Aging in the Americas, Austin, TX.

*Mentored undergraduate students

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Felicia V. Wheaton, PhD

         

Assistant Professor, Department of Aging Studies

CURE FACULTY MENTOR 2017

Office Location: College of Health Sciences 
Office Phone: (386)481-2492
Email Address: wheatonf@cookman.edu

Education:

  • PhD University of Southern California
  • B.S. University of California, Berkeley

Current Research Interests:

My research interests include health disparities, psychosocial factors, and environmental factors associated with health and well-being across the life course and among older adults. I primarily utilize large datasets and government data (e.g. NHANES, US Census Bureau, Health & Retirement Study, EPA data, etc) to conduct secondary data analysis.

Research Interests:

  • Older adults & aging
  • Health disparities
  • Psychosocial factors
  • Biomarkers
  • Environmental & spatial factors related to health (e.g. neighborhood context, pollution, etc)
  • Comparative & international studies
  • Large datasets & secondary analysis
  • Government data (U.S. Census, EPA data, etc)
  • Public policy

ResearchGate Page:

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Some of the articles listed  on this page can be downloaded from Dr. Wheaton's ResearchGate page.