Selected Publications

Aiken-Morgan, A. T., Gamaldo, A. A., Wright, R. S., Allaire, J. C., & Whitfield, K. E. (In Press, November 2017). Stability and change in cognitive status classification among black older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Phillips, K. L., Rogers, C. R., & Aiken-Morgan, A. T. (Accepted October 2017). Perceptions of chronic disease among older African Americans: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice.

Aiken-Morgan, A. T., Gamaldo, A. A., Sims, R. C., Allaire, J. C., & Whitfield, K. E. (2015). Education desegregation and cognitive change in African American older adults. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 70(3), 348-356. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbu153.

Press Release & Huffington Post Article

Aiken-Morgan, A. T., Bichsel, J., Savla, J., Edwards, C. L., & Whitfield, K. E. (2014). Associations between personality and self-rated health. Ethnicity & Disease, 24(4), 418-422.

Dzierzewski, J. M., Marsiske, M., Aiken-Morgan, A. T., Buman, M. P., Giacobbi, Jr., P. R., Roberts, B. L., McCrae, C. S. (2013). Cognitive inconsistency and practice-related learning in older adults. GeroPsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, 26(3), 173-184.

Aiken-Morgan, A. T., Bichsel, J., Allaire, J. C., Savla, J., Edwards, C. L., & Whitfield, K. E. (2012). Personality as a source of individual differences in cognitive aging among African American older adults. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 465-471.

Buman, M. P., Giacobbi, P. R., Dzierzewski, J. M., Aiken Morgan, A., McCrae, C. S., Roberts, B. L., & Marsiske, M. (2011). Peer volunteers improve long-term maintenance of physical activity in older adults: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 8(S2), S257-S266.

Aiken Morgan, A. T., Marsiske, M., Dzierzewski, J. M., Jones, R. N., Whitfield, K. E., Johnson, K., &, Cresci, K. (2010).  Race-Related Cognitive Test Bias in the ACTIVE Study: A MIMIC Model Approach. Experimental Aging Research, 36, 1-27.

Aiken-Morgan, A. T., Sims, R., & Whitfield, K. E. (2010). Cardiovascular health and education as sources of individual variability in cognitive aging among African Americans. Journal of Aging and Health, 22(4), 477-503.

Aiken-Morgan, A., Marsiske, M. & Whitfield, K. E. (2008). Characterizing and explaining differences in cognitive test performance between African American and European American older adults. Experimental Aging Research, 34(1), 80-100.

Whitfield, K.E., Allaire, J., Gamaldo, A., Aiken-Morgan, A., Sims, R., & Edwards, C.L. (2008). Blood pressure and memory in older African Americans. Ethnicity and Disease, 18, 181-186.