Jieun Song

Credentials: Ph.D. University of Wisconsin–Madison

Position title: Co-Leader, MIDUS Admin Core

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Researcher II, Institute on Aging

Jieun Song

My research interests focus on the determinants of health outcomes (mental health, physical health, mortality, and cognition), especially in midlife and old age, including psychosocial characteristics, genetic predisposition, and societal and historic events that function as risk or protective factors for health outcomes in various sociodemographic subgroups.

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=AbgNowYAAAAJ

Recent Publications

Song, J., Dembo, R. S., DaWalt, L. E., Ryff, C. D., & Mailick, M. R. (2023). Improving retention of diverse samples in longitudinal research on developmental disabilities. American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 128(2), 164-175.

 Min, J., & Song, J. (2023). Spousal loss and cognitive function: The importance of gender and multiple dimensions of marital quality. Aging & Mental Health, 27(4), 755-764.

Hickey, E. J., DaWalt, L. S., Bolt, D., Hong, J., Song, J., Taylor, J. L., & Mailick, M. R. (Forthcoming). Impact of the Great Recession on adults with autism and their mothers. American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Song, J., Radler, B. T., Lachman, M. E., Mailick, M. R., Si, Y., & Ryff, C. D. (2021). Who Returns? Understanding Varieties of Longitudinal Participation in MIDUS. Journal of Aging and Health, 33(10), 896-907.

Song, J., Mailick, M. R., & Greenberg, J. S. (2020). Apolipoprotein e4 allele and subjective cognitive functioning in parents of adults with disabilities. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 75(8), e189-e197.

Song, J., Mailick, M. R., Greenberg, J. S., & Floyd, F. J. (2019). Mortality in parents after the death of a child. Social Science & Medicine, 239: 112522. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112522.

Song, J., Mailick, M. R., & Greenberg, J. S. (2018). Health of parents of individuals with developmental disorders or mental health problems: Impacts of stigma. Social Science & Medicine, 217, 152-158.

Song, J., Mailick, M. R., & Greenberg, J. S. (2018). The impact of the Great Recession on midlife and older parents of individuals with a mental health problem or a developmental disability. The Gerontologist, 58(3), 448-455.

Song, J., Mailick, M. R., Greenberg, J. S., & Hong, J. (2018). The lifelong health effects of parenting a child with a developmental disability or a mental health problem. (pp.143-154). In C. D. Ryff, & R. Krueger (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Integrative Health Science. New York:    Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190676384.013.9.