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Sarah Chard

Sarah Chard

Chair

Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health
Gerontology Ph.D. Program

Public Policy 225

Education

Ph D Case Western Reserve 2001

MA Case Western Reserve 1995

BA Bryn Mawr College 1991

schard@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3380

Research Interests

Chronic Illness Management, Politics of Care, Diabetes, Physical Activity among Older Adults

Teaching Interests

Qualitative Research Methods, Medical Anthropology, Anthropological Theory

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Stuart, Mary E. (Principal), Macko MD, Richard (Co-Principal), Dromerick MD, Alex (Co-Principal), Beamer, Brock (Co-Principal), Chard, Sarah E (Supporting). “Adaptive physical activity for chronic stroke, Department of Veterans Adaptive Physical Activity for Chronic Stroke,” Fixed (Funded). Sponsored By: VA MD Health Care System Res Serv (151). (Feb 1, 2009 – Jan 31, 2015).

Chard, Sarah E. “Perceived Benefits and Barriers to MS aquatics Program a,” Grant (Funded). Sponsored By: Nat'l Multiple Sclerosis Society. (Jun 1, 2009 – May 31, 2011).

Eckert, J. Kevin (Principal), Chard, Sarah E (Co-Principal). “The Subjective Experience of Diabetes among Older Adults,” Grant (Funded). Sponsored By: National Institutes of Aging. (Sep 30, 2012 – Jun 1, 2016).

Chard, Sarah E. “MIPAR/CAHSS Summer Faculty Research Fellowship,” Fellowship (Funded). Sponsored By: MIPAR/CAHSS. (May 1, 2016 – Aug 31, 2016).

Chard, Sarah E. (Supporting), Eckert, J K (Supporting). “Development of an Enhanced Telemedicine System to Improve Engagement and Adherence to TELEmedicine for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (TELE-IBD II),” Grant (Funded). Sponsored By: The Broad Medical Research Program at Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. (Dec 1, 2016 – Mar 31, 2018).

Chard, Sarah E. “Physical Activity among African American Older Adults Living with Diabetes in Baltimore,” Fellowship (Funded). Sponsored By: UMBC Strategic Awards for Research Transitions (START). (May 1, 2018 – Sep 30, 2020).

Intellectual Contributions

Chard, Sarah E. (2020). Unending work and the emergence of Diabetes. 3. 122 645-646 American Anthropologist.

Burnett, D, Carney, M, Carruth, L, Chard, Sarah E., Dickinson, M, Galvez, A, Garth, H, Hardin, J, Hite, A, Howard, H, Manderson, L, Mendenhall, E, Saldana-Tejeda, A, Simmons, D, Valdez, N, Vasquez, E, Warin, M, Yates-Doerr, E. (2020). Anthropologists respond to The Lancet EAT Commission. 1. 5 1023-1024 Bionatura: Latin American Journal of Biotechnology and Life Sciences.

Quinn, Charlene, Chard, Sarah E., roth, erin, Eckert, J K., Russman, Katherine, Cross, Raymond. (2019). The Telemedicine for Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease (TELE-IBD) Clinical Trial: Qualitative Assessment of Participants’ Perceptions. 6. 21 e14165 Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Carruth, L, Chard, Sarah E., Howard, Heather, Manderson, Lenore, Mendenhall, Emily, Vasquez, Emily, Yates-Doerr, Emily. (2019). Disaggregating diabetes: New subtypes, causes, and care. 4. 6 119-126 Medical Anthropology Theory.

Stuart, Mary, Dromerick, Alex, Macko, Richard, Benvenuti, F, Beamer, Brock, Sorkin, John, Chard, Sarah E., Weinrich, Michael. (2019). Adaptive Physical Activity for Stroke: An Early-Stage Randomized Controlled Trial in the United States. 8. 33 668-680 Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair.

Chard, Sarah E. (2017). Qualitative Perspectives on Aquatic Exercise Initiation and Satisfaction among Persons with Multiple Sclerosis.. 13. 39 1307-1312 Disability and Rehabilitation.

Wallace, Brandy H., Reese, Ashante M., Chard, Sarah E., Roth, Erin G., Quinn, Charlene, Eckert, J Kevin. (2017). Understanding the Subjective Experience of Medication Adherence for Older Urban African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes and a History of Illicit Drug Use. 3. 29 489-509 Journal of Aging and Health.

Chard, Sarah E., Wallace, Brandy H., Girling, Laura M., Rubinstein, Robert L., Roth, Erin G., Reese, Ashante, Quinn, Charlene, Eckert, J K. (2017). Successful Aging Among African American Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. 2. 72 319-327 Journal of Gerontology B Psychological and Social Sciences.

Roth, Erin G., Griling, Laura M., Chard, Sarah E., Wallace, Brandy H., Eckert, J Kevin. (2017). Diabetes and the Motivated Patient: Understanding perlocutionary effects in health communication. 4. 32 502-508 Health Communications.

Girling, Laura M., Chard, Sarah E., Eckert, J. Kevin. (2017). Ascribed Meaning of Disease Control: Perspectives of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. 1-7 Journal of Patient Experience.

Chard, Sarah E., Wallace, Brandy H., Roth, Erin, Girling, Laura, Rubinstein, Robert L., Reese, Ashante, Quinn, Charlene, Eckert, J K. (2016). Successful aging among African-American older adults with type 2 diabetes. 2. 72 319-327 Oxford: Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences.

Wallace, Brandy H., Reese, Ashante, Chard, Sarah E., Roth, Erin, Charlene, Quinn, Eckert, J K. (2016). . 3. 29 489-509 Journal of Aging and Health.

Chard, Sarah E., Roth, Erin. (2014). Food, Culture, and Society. Introduction to the US Food System: Public Health, Environment, and Equity 215-236 New York: Jossey-Bass.

Roth, Erin, Chard, Sarah E. Affective Practices of Diabetes Self-Care Among Older Adults: Cumulative Effects of Childhood Adversity. The Gerontologist.

Chard, Sarah E., Henderson, Loren, Wallace, Brandy H., Girling, Laura, Roth, Erin, Eckert, J K. 'How I can help me': self-care priorities and structural pressures among Black older adults with diabetes. The Gerontologist.

Presentations

Chard, Sarah E., Girling, Laura, Henderson, Loren, Eckert, J K. Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster. "Undiagnosed Diabetes: Identifying the Community Paths to Type 2 Diabetes Diagnostic Testing," (Nov 1, 2020).

Chard, Sarah E. Association for Anthropology, Gerontology and the Life Course Virtual Conference. Paper. "Social justice, the worker compact, and the emergence of diabetes over the life course," Association for Anthropology and Gerontology. virtual. (Jul 1, 2020).

Torain, Jamila, Davitt, Joan, Chard, Sarah E., Bright, Charlotte, Miller, Nancy, Orwig, Denise. 12th Annual Research on Aging Showcase. Poster. "Changes in the Medicare Home Health Care Market: The Impact of ACA Reimbursement Policy," Johns Hopkins University. (Mar 1, 2019).

Chard, Sarah E., Roth, Erin, Henderson, Loren, Girling, Laura, Wallace, Brandy H., Quinn, Charlene, Eckert, J K. Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster. ""I Can't Eat That Much”: Older Adults' Lived Experiences of Diabetes Dietary Recommendations," Gerontological Society of America. Boston, MA. (Nov 1, 2018).

Chard, Sarah E., Henderson, Loren, Wallace, Brandy H., Girling, Laura, Roth, Erin, Quinn, Charlene, Eckert, J K. British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference. Paper. "Diabetes Self Management in an Unequal World: Lessons from Baltimore," British Society of Gerontology. Manchester, England, UK. (Jul 5, 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).

Chard, Sarah E., Girling, Laura, Wallace, Brandy H., Henderson, Loren, Roth, Erin, Quinn, Charlene, Eckert, J K. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. Paper. "Generativity and Diabetes Self-Management: Caring for the Self to Create Alternative Futures for Others," Society for Applied Anthropology. Philadelphia, PA. (Apr 4, 2018).

Henderson, Loren (Author & Presenter), Roth, Erin, Chard, Sarah E., Girling, Laura, Wallace, Brandy H., Eckert, J K. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Annual Meeting. Paper. "The Role of Religion as a Coping Mechanism for the Management of Diabetes Related Stress: An Intersectional Exploration of the Meaning of Faith and Health among Black and White Older Women and Men with Diabetes," Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. Washington, DC. (Oct 1, 2017).

Chard, Sarah E. (Author & Presenter), Girling, Laura (Author), Roth, Erin (Author), Wallace, Brandy H. (Author), Henderson, Loren (Author), Quinn, Charlene (Author), Eckert, J K. International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress. Poster. "New Implications for Diabetes Education: Physical Activity Barriers among Diabetic Older Adults," International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics. San Francisco, CA. (Jul 1, 2017).

Roth, Erin, Chard, Sarah E., Reese, Ashante, Eckert, J K. American Anthropologiccal Association Annual Conference. Paper. "I'm happier than I have ever been": Chronic illness, childhood adversity, and well-being across the life course," American Anthropological Association. Minneapolis, MN. (Nov 18, 2016).

Wallace, Brandy H., Roth, Erin G. (Author), Chard, Sarah E. (Author), Eckert, J K (Author). Annual Meeting of the Association of Black Sociologists. Paper. "A Black Feminist Approach to Understanding Self-Care Prioritization of Older African American Women with Type 2 Diabetes," Association of Black Sociologists. Memphis, TN. (Oct 1, 2016).

Stuart, Mary E., Chard, Sarah E. World Congress for Neurorehabilitation (WCNR). Poster. "Adaptive Physical Activity for Stroke," WCNR. Philadelphia. (May 11, 2016).

Chard, Sarah E., Roth, Erin, Wallace, Brandy H., Girling, Laura, Eckert, J K. American Ethnological Society. Paper. "Self -management and Diabetes: the Expression of Identity among Baltimore Older Adults," AAA. Washington, DC. (Mar 1, 2016).

Roth, Erin (Author & Presenter), Chard, Sarah E. (Author), Eckert, J K (Author). Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster. "Childhood Adversity, the Life Course, and Type 2 Diabetes," Roth, E, Chard, S, and Eckert, K, “Childhood Adversity, the Life Course, and Type 2 Diabetes” presented at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL,. Orlando, FL. (Nov 1, 2015).

Girling, Laura (Author & Presenter), Eckert, J K. (Author), Chard, Sarah E (Author). Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster. "Perspectives of Disease Control and Linked Management Strategies among Older Adults with Diabetes," Gerontological Society of America. Orlando, FL. (Nov 1, 2015).

Chard, Sarah E (Author & Presenter). HANDLS Collaborators' Meeting. Oral Presentation. "How Older Urban Adults Experience Life with Diabetes," HANDLS. Baltimore, MD. (May 15, 2015).

Chard, Sarah E. (Author & Presenter), Roth, Erin (Author). Amerian Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Oral Presentation. "Diabetes and the Meanings of ‘Control'," American Anthropological Association. Washington, DC. (Dec 1, 2014).

Chard, Sarah E., Quinn, Charlene (Author). Gerontological Society of America Annual Conference. Oral Presentation. "Operationalizing Diabetes Self-Management: the Patient’s Perspective," Gerontological Society of America. Washington, DC. (Nov 1, 2014).

Reese, Ashante (Author & Presenter), Chard, Sarah E (Author). Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. Oral Presentation. "Diabetes as Spiritual Inspiration," Society for Applied Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM. (Mar 1, 2014).

Roth, Erin (Author & Presenter), Eckert, Kevin (Author), Chard, Sarah E. (Author), Quinn, Charlene (Author). Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. Oral Presentation. "Respondent Burden," Society for Applied Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM. (Mar 1, 2014).