Carla Vandeweerd

Carla Vandeweerd, PhD

Professor; Director, UF Health – Precision Health Research Center

Department: MD-HOBI-GENERAL
Business Phone: (813) 974-7773
Business Email: cvandeweerd@ufl.edu

Publications

2020
An entropy-based approach to the study of human mobility and behavior in private homes.
PloS one. 15(12) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0243503. [PMID] 33301515.
2020
Analysis of death and disability due to golf cart crashes in The Villages, Florida: 2011-2019.
Traffic injury prevention. 21(7):437-441 [DOI] 10.1080/15389588.2020.1799995. [PMID] 32812819.
2016
Depression in Women Who Have Left Violent Relationships: The Unique Impact of Frequent Emotional Abuse.
Violence against women. 22(11):1397-413 [DOI] 10.1177/1077801215624792. [PMID] 26825117.
2016
Drinking behavior among older adults in a planned retirement community: results from The Villages survey.
International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 31(5):536-43 [DOI] 10.1002/gps.4359. [PMID] 26436200.
2016
Positives and negatives of online dating according to women 50.
Journal of women & aging. 28(3):259-70 [DOI] 10.1080/08952841.2015.1137435. [PMID] 27191792.
2014
“You can’t get a side of willpower”: nutritional supports and barriers in The Villages, Florida.
Journal of nutrition in gerontology and geriatrics. 33(2):108-25 [DOI] 10.1080/21551197.2014.907760. [PMID] 24827062.
2014
A preliminary investigation of risks for adverse outcomes of relationship seeking on social network sites (SNS): a descriptive study of women over 50 seeking relationships on MySpace in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Journal of women & aging. 26(2):127-45 [DOI] 10.1080/08952841.2014.884897. [PMID] 24713052.
2013
Physical mistreatment in persons with Alzheimer’s disease.
Journal of aging research. 2013 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/920324. [PMID] 23577255.
2013
Risk factors associated with increased depressive symptoms among Latinas diagnosed with breast cancer within 5 years of survivorship.
Psycho-oncology. 22(12):2779-88 [DOI] 10.1002/pon.3357. [PMID] 24000126.
2013
The association of physical and mental health with sexual activity in older adults in a retirement community.
The journal of sexual medicine. 10(11):2671-8 [DOI] 10.1111/jsm.12308. [PMID] 23981252.
2009
Reducing domestic violence and other criminal recidivism: effectiveness of a multilevel batterers intervention program.
Violence and victims. 24(2):139-52 [PMID] 19459395.
2008
Elder self-neglect: a discussion of a social typology.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 56 Suppl 2:S271-5 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01980.x. [PMID] 19016971.
2007
Mapping the maze of terms and definitions in dementia-related wandering.
Aging & mental health. 11(6):686-98 [PMID] 18074256.
2006
Abuse and neglect in older adults with Alzheimer’s disease.
The Nursing clinics of North America. 41(1):43-55, v [PMID] 16492453.
2005
Dyadic vulnerability and risk profiling for elder neglect.
The Gerontologist. 45(4):525-34 [PMID] 16051915.
2005
Neglect assessment in urban emergency departments and confirmation by an expert clinical team.
The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 60(8):1002-6 [PMID] 16127103.
2005
Verbal mistreatment in older adults:a look at persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers in the state of Florida.
Journal of elder abuse & neglect. 17(4):11-30 [PMID] 17050490.
2004
Using PDAs for data collection.
Applied nursing research : ANR. 17(4):283-91 [PMID] 15573337.

Grants

Apr 2022 ACTIVE
Assessing Safety and Mobility Benefits of Autonomous Ride Sharing Services Among Older Adults in Florida
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION via US DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
Jan 2022 ACTIVE
Alzheimer's Disease Staging from EEG and Neurovascular Clinical Data
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: APPLIED COGNITION
Sep 2021 ACTIVE
Tailoring Recruitment Communication using Virtual Human Technology to Increase Participation of Older Minority Adults in Clinical Trials
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Apr 2021 ACTIVE
ACTIV-6: COVID-19 Outpatient Randomized Trial to Evaluate Efficacy of Repurposed Medications (Villages)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: DUKE UNIVERSITY via NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS
Apr 2021 ACTIVE
A Community Based Participatory Research Approach to Improving Health and Wellness for Older Adults in The Villages Comparing Remote Monitoring Device Adherence
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CASANA CARE
Dec 2020 ACTIVE
A Community Based Participatory Research Approach to Improving Health and Wellness for Older Adults in The Villages
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: ABUNDANT LIFE MINISTRIES
Feb 2015 ACTIVE
UF Health Cancer Center Pilot Project Grants funded through the Florida Consortium of National Cancer Institute Centers Program
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(813) 974-7773
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Street:
ENG 202
4202 E. Fowler Ave
Tampa FL 33620