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John Schumacher

Associate Professor

Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health
Public Policy, Room 217
Phone
410-455-3184
jschuma@umbc.edu
Education
Ph D, Case Western Reserve University (2000)
MA, Case Western Reserve University (1995)
MA, Bowling Green State University (1994)
BS, John Carroll University (1986)
About

Dr. Schumacher is a medical sociologist and social gerontologist focusing on health care delivery. His current research focuses on examining geriatric emergency medicine models of care and community engaged scholarship.

Research Interests

aging, gerontology, geriatric emergency medicine, physician-patient relationships, social dimensions of health, pedagogy research, online education

Teaching Interests

Theory and Methods in Gerontology, Research Methods, medical sociology, chronic and life-threatening illness

Selected Classes
Fall 2020 GERO 750 – Gerontologicical Theory and Methods I
SOCY 680 – Applied Sociology
Fall 2019 GERO 750 – Theory and Methods Gerontology I (UMB Course)
Spring 2018 GERO 751 – GERO 750 Theory & Research Methods in Gerontology II
Spring 2017 GERO 751 – GERO 751 Theory and Research Methods II
Intellectual Contributions

Age-Friendly Universities and Age-Friendly Health Systems: New Partnerships to Support Healthy Aging. Washington, DC Gerontological Society of America

Residents’ views about assets, challenges, and renewal options in the Brooklyn, MD community Baltimore

Presentations

Gerontological Society of America Scientific Meetings Oral Presentation Opening the Age Friendly University Umbrella: New Synergies Among Academic Gerontology Programs, Centers for Aging Studies, Health Systems and Higher Education. Gerontological Society of America Online

(Author & Presenter) (Author & Presenter) (Author & Presenter) (Author & Presenter) (Author) Community presentation Oral Presentation “Attitudes, Concerns, and Aspirations in the Community of Brooklyn.” Action Baybrook Brooklyn, MD

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting Oral Presentation Exploring Opportunities to Improve Outcomes of Older Adults by Targeting Their Social Determinants of Health Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Orlando, FL

(Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) American Sociological Assoication Annual Meeting Paper Tracking the Rise of Geriatric Emergency Departments. American Sociological Assoication Philadelpha, PA

British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference Poster Providing Geriatric Emergency Medical Services: Innovations and Trends British Society of Gerontology Manchester, England

(Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) American College of Emergency Physicians Annual Research Meeting Oral Presentation Responding to Older Adults in the ED: A National Survey of Geriatric Emergency Departments. American College of Emergency Physicians Washington, DC

(Author) (Author) (Author) International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics Meeting Poster Self-Talk on Health by Assisted Living Residents: New Implications for Providers. International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics San Francisco, CA

(Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics Meeting Poster Trends in Geriatric Emergency Medicine for Older Adult Patients International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics San Francisco, CA

(Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting Poster Geriatric Emergency Departments: A Rapidly Emerging Model. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Orlando, FL