Ory, Marcia G.

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ORY, Marcia G.

ORY, Marcia G. American, b. 1950. Genres: Gerontology/Senior issues. Career: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, research associate, 1975-76, research assistant professor of public health, 1976-77, adjunct assistant professor to adjunct associate professor of public health, 1978-88; University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, research fellow at Minnesota Family Study Center and visiting assistant professor of health services, 1977-78; National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD, program director in biosocial aging and health section, Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Program, 1981-86, chief of social science research on aging, 1987-, also member of coordinating committees. University of Alabama at Birmingham, assistant professor, 1978-80; Australian National University, visiting fellow at National Center for Epidemiology and Population Health, 1991. Publications: EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: (with E.L. Schneider, C.J. Wendland, and others) The Teaching Nursing Home: A New Approach to Geriatric Education, Research, and Medical Care, 1985; (with K. Bond) Aging and Health Care: Social Science and Policy Perspectives, 1989; (with M.W. Riley and D. Zablotsky) AIDS in an Aging Society: What We Need to Know, 1989; (with H.R. Warner) Gender, Health, and Longevity: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 1990; (with R. Weindruch and E.C. Hadley) Reducing Frailty and Fall-Related Injuries in Older Persons, 1991; (with R.P. Abeles and P.D. Lipman) Aging, Health, and Behavior, 1992; (with A. Duncker) In-Home Care for Older Adults: Health and Supportive Services, 1992. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to academic journals. Address: Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Gateway Building 533, Bethesda, MD 20892-9205, U.S.A.