2014-05-05

DSDR Director and staff presented at the 2014 PAA Conference in Boston, MA

DSDR Director Dr. Mary McEniry presented a poster on her work, entitled "Cross-national Comparison of Underestimation of Chronic Conditions in Surveys of Older Adults in the Developing World", on Friday, May 2nd, at the Population Association of America (PAA) Conference in the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel. Dr. McEniry was also the featured discussant during the session on "Aging and Health in Developing Countries" on Saturday, May 2. Additionally, DSDR Research Technician Senior Andrew Proctor and Research Assistant Yishi Wang attended the conference from April 30th through May 3 to represent DSDR at a booth in the Exhibition Center. Highlights of the booth included a PowerPoint presentation showcasing the studies in the DSDR collection, which can be found here. The exhibit booth was well attended over the span of the four-day conference, with almost 200 interested attendees stopping by to ask questions or simply to look.