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Book Chapter

Weir DR. Are Baby Boomers Living Well Longer?. In: Redefining Retirement: How Will Boomers Fare?. Redefining Retirement: How Will Boomers Fare? New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2007.
Weir DR. Biomarkers in Representative Population Surveys. In: The Palgrave Handbook of Survey Research. The Palgrave Handbook of Survey Research. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham; 2018:227-233. doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54395-6.
Weir DR. Elastic Powers: The Integration of Biomarkers into the Health and Retirement Study. In: Weinstein M, Vaupel JW, Wachter KW, eds. Bio-Social Surveys: Current insight and future promise. Bio-Social Surveys: Current insight and future promise. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2007:78-95.
Weir DR, Waite LJ, Wong R, Freedman VA. New Measures and New Designs in Demography of Aging Research. In: Future Directions for the Demography of Aging: Proceedings of a Workshop . Future Directions for the Demography of Aging: Proceedings of a Workshop . Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2018:371-396. doi:https://doi.org/10.17226/25064.
Weir DR, Willis RJ. Prospects for Widow Poverty. In: Mitchell OS, Hammond PBrett, Rappaport AM, eds. Forecasting retirement needs and retirement wealth. Forecasting retirement needs and retirement wealth. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press; 2000:208 -34.

Journal Article

Taylor, Jr. DH, Ostbye T, Langa KM, Weir DR, Plassman BL. The accuracy of Medicare claims as an epidemiological tool: the case of dementia revisited. Journal of Alzheimer's disease. 2009;17(4):807-15.
Nicholas LHersch, Bynum JPW, Iwashyna TJ, Weir DR, Langa KM. Advance directives and nursing home stays associated with less aggressive end-of-life care for patients with severe dementia. Health Affairs. 2014;33(4):667-74. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2013.1258.
Langa KM, Plassman BL, Wallace RB, et al. The Aging, Demographics and Memory Study: Study Design and Methods. Neuroepidemiology. 2005;25:181-191.
Crimmins EM, Kim JK, Langa KM, Weir DR. Assessment of cognition using surveys and neuropsychological assessment: the Health and Retirement Study and the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2011;66 Suppl 1:i162-71. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbr048.PDF icon Download PDF (284.59 KB)
Kerr EA, Heisler M, Krein SL, et al. Beyond Comorbidity Counts: How do comorbidity type and severity influence diabetes patients' treatment priorities and self-management. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2007;22(12):1635-40.
Levine ME, Cole SW, Weir DR, Crimmins EM. Childhood and later life stressors and increased inflammatory gene expression at older ages. Social Science and Medicine. 2015;130:16-22. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.01.030.
Blaum CS, Cigolle CT, Boyd C, et al. Clinical Complexity in Middle-Aged and Older Adults With Diabetes: The Health and Retirement Study. Medical care. 2010;48(4):327-334.
Langa KM, Llewellyn DJ, Lang IA, et al. Cognitive Health among Older Adults in the United States and in England. BMC Geriatrics. 2009;9:23.
Sonnega A, Faul JD, Ofstedal MB, Langa KM, Phillips JWR, Weir DR. Cohort Profile: the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). International Journal of Epidemiology. 2014;43(2):576-585. doi:10.1093/ije/dyu067.PDF icon Download PDF (288.38 KB)
Langa KM, Larson EB, Crimmins EM, et al. A Comparison of the Prevalence of Dementia in the United States in 2000 and 2012. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2017;177(1):51-58. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6807.
Ben-Avraham D, Karasik D, Verghese J, et al. The complex genetics of gait speed: genome-wide meta-analysis approach. Aging (Albany NY). 2017;9(1):209-246. doi:10.18632/aging.101151.
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Levine ME, Crimmins EM, Weir DR, Cole SW. Contemporaneous Social Environment and the Architecture of Late-Life Gene Expression Profiles. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2017;186(5):503-509. doi:10.1093/aje/kwx147.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28911009?dopt=Abstract
Nead KT, Li A, Wehner MR, et al. Contribution of common non-synonymous variants in PCSK1 to body mass index variation and risk of obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis with evidence from up to 331 175 individuals. Human Molecular Genetics. 2015;24(12):3582-94. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddv097.
Barnes DE, Beiser AS, Lee A, et al. Development and validation of a brief dementia screening indicator for primary care. Alzheimer's and Dementia. 2014;10(6):656-665. doi:10.1016/j.jalz.2013.11.006.
Joshi PK, Esko T, Mattsson H, et al. Directional dominance on stature and cognition in diverse human populations. Nature. 2015;523(7561):459-62. doi:10.1038/nature14618.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26131930?dopt=Abstract
Goldman N, Turra CM, Rosero-Bixby L, Weir DR, Crimmins EM. Do biological measures mediate the relationship between education and health: A comparative study. Social Science and Medicine. 2011;72(2):307-315. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.11.004.
Weir DR, James P. Smith. Do Panel Surveys Really Make People Sick? A Commentary on Wilson and Howell. Social Science and Medicine. 2007;65(6):1071-1077.
Heisler M, Cole I, Weir DR, Kerr EA, Hayward RA. Does Physician Communication Influence Older Patients' Diabetes Self-Management and Glycemic Control? Results From the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 2007;62A(12):1435-42.
Sevak P, Weir DR, Willis RJ. The Economic Consequences of a Husband's Death: Evidence from the HRS and AHEAD. Social Security Bulletin. 2004;65(3):31-44.
Weir DR, Lay M, Langa KM. Economic development and gender inequality in cognition: a comparison of China and India, and of SAGE and the HRS sister studies. Journal of Economics of Ageing. 2014;4:114-125. doi:10.1016/j.jeoa.2014.08.002.