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John Schumacher

John Schumacher

Associate Professor

Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health

Public Policy 217

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

jschuma@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3184

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

Schumacher, John G., Brandt, Nicole. (2021). Age-Friendly Universities and Age-Friendly Health Systems: New Partnerships to Support Healthy Aging.. Washington, DC: Gerontological Society of America.

Adler, Marina A., Schumacher, John G., Bovard, Melanie, Denakpo, Audrey, Punksungka, Maia. (2020). Residents’ views about assets, challenges, and renewal options in the Brooklyn, MD community. Baltimore:

Presentations

Schumacher, John G. 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. (Nov 1, 2020).

Bovard, Melanie A. (Author & Presenter), Denakpo, Audrey (Author & Presenter), Punksungka, Maia (Author & Presenter), Adler, Marina A. (Author & Presenter), Schumacher, John G (Author). Community presentation. Oral Presentation. "“Attitudes, Concerns, and Aspirations in the Community of Brooklyn.”," Action Baybrook. Brooklyn, MD. (Dec 4, 2019).

Schumacher, John G. 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. (May 16, 2019).

Schumacher, John G., Hirshon, Jon Mark (Author), Magidson, Phil (Author), Chrisman, Marilyn (Author), Hogan, Terista (Author). American Sociological Assoication Annual Meeting. Paper. "Tracking the Rise of Geriatric Emergency Departments.," American Sociological Assoication. Philadelpha, PA. (Aug 11, 2018).

Schumacher, John G., Chard, Sarah E. British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference. Poster. "Providing Geriatric Emergency Medical Services: Innovations and Trends," British Society of Gerontology. Manchester, England. (Jul 4, 2018).

Magidson, Phil (Author), Schumacher, John G., Hirshon, Jon Mark (Author), Chrisman, Marilyn (Author), Hogan, Terista (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. (Oct 29, 2017).

Schumacher, John G., Hirshon, Jon Mark (Author), Magidson, Phil (Author), Chrisman, Marilyn (Author), Hogan, Terista (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. (Jul 26, 2017).

Schumacher, John G., Millar, Roberto (Author), Kim, Haesung (Author), Stephenson, Eugenie (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. (Jul 26, 2017).

Schumacher, John G., Hirshon, Jon Mark (Author), Magidson, Phil (Author), Chrisman, Marilyn (Author), Hogan, Terista (Author). Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting. Poster. "Geriatric Emergency Departments: A Rapidly Emerging Model.," Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Orlando, FL. (May 19, 2017).