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Tetyana Shippee Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

School of Public HealthDivision of Health Policy & Management

Address Division of Health Policy & Management 420 Delaware Street SE, D371 Mayo MMC 729 Minneapolis MN 55455 Work Phone: 612-626-3065

Biography

Tetyana Shippee received a Dual-Title PhD in Gerontology and Sociology from Purdue University. Her areas of expertise pertain to social gerontology, research methods, and medical sociology. Her substantive interests mainly concern quality of life for older adults in long-term care settings and racial/ethnic disparities in health and health care. As part of her gerontology training, she lived in a Continuing Care Retirement Community for two years, using intensive qualitative methods to study transitions between levels of care.

  • Dual-Title Ph.D., Sociology and Gerontology, Purdue University, 2008
  • M.S., Sociology; minor, Gerontology, Purdue University, 2005
  • Jurist, Civil Law, Precarpathian National University, Ukraine, 2004
  • B.A., Sociology, Lee University, 2003

Expertise:

Aging / Long-Term Care, Disparities, Outcomes / Measures, Quality of Care

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota. 2010 – present
  • Graduate Faculty, Center on Aging and the Life Course, Gerontology Minor, University of Minnesota. 2010-present
  • Research Associate, Center on Aging and the Life Course, Purdue University. 2008-2010
  • Graduate Student Instructor, Department of Sociology, Purdue University. 2006-2008
  • Research Assistant, Center on Aging and the Life Course and Department of Sociology, Purdue University. 2003-2007. Assisted Professor Kenneth F. Ferraro

Honors:

  • Clinical and Translational Sciences Career Award, (KL2), University of Minnesota (UMN CTSI), 2011-2014
  • Fesler-Lampert Chair in Aging Studies, Center on Aging, University of Minnesota, 2011-2012
  • National Institute on Aging (NIA) Summer Institute on Aging Research Trainee, July 2011
  • Ruth Weg Emerging Scholar Award, Sigma Phi Omega- National Academic Honor Society in Gerontology, May2008
  • Best Graduate Student Paper, American Sociological Association, Section on Aging and the Life Course, August 2008
  • Purdue Research Foundation Summer Grant, April 2008
  • Purdue Graduate School Travel Grant, April 2008
  • Best Paper Award, with Kenneth F. Ferraro, “Theoretical Developments in Social Gerontology,” Gerontological Society of America, November 2007

Research Interests:

Dr. Shippee’s areas of expertise pertain to social gerontology, research methods, and medical sociology. Her specific substantive interests mainly concern quality of care and quality of life for older adults in long-term care settings and racial/ethnic disparities in health and health care. As part of her gerontology training, she lived in a Continuing Care Retirement Community for two years, using intensive qualitative methods to study transitions between levels of care.

Selected Publications:

  • Shippee, Tetyana Pylypiv, Henning-Smith, Carrie, Shippee, Nathan D., Kemmick Pintor, Jessie, Call, Kathleen, McAlpine, Donna, & Johnson, Pamela J. 2013. “Discrimination in Medical Settings and Attitudes toward Complementary and Alternative Medicine: The Role of Distrust in Conventional Providers.” Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 6(1): 30-45.
  • Lum, Terry Y., Parashuram, Shriram, Shippee, Tetyana Pylypiv, Wysocki, Andrea, Shippee, Nathan, Homyak, Patricia, and Kane, Robert. 2013. “Diagnosed Prevalence and Health Care Expenditures of Mental Health Disorders among Dual Eligible Older People.” The Gerontologist, 53 (2): 334-344.
  • Kozhimannil, Katy B., Shippee, Tetyana Pylypiv, Adegoke, Sola, and Virnig, Beth. 2013. “Trends in Hospital-Based Childbirth Care: The Role of Health Insurance.” American Journal of Managed Care, 19(4):125-132.
  • Henning-Smith, Carrie, Shippee, Tetyana P., McAlpine, Donna, Hardeman, Rachel, and Farah, Fah. 2013. “Differences in Self-Reported Mental Health between US-born and Foreign-Born Black Americans: Stigma, Discrimination, or Symptomatology?” American Journal of Public Health, 103(5): 861-867.
  • Shippee, Tetyana Pylypiv, Schafer, Markus H., and Ferraro, Kenneth F. 2012. “Beyond the Barriers: Does Racial Discrimination Increase Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine?” Social Science and Medicine, 74(8): 1155-1162. 
  • Shippee, Tetyana Pylypiv, Wilkinson, Lindsay R. and Ferraro, Kenneth F. 2012. “Accumulated Financial Strain and Women’s Health Over Three Decades.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 67(5): 585-594. 
  • Wilkinson, Lindsay R., Shippee, Tetyana Pylypiv, and Ferraro, Kenneth F. 2012. “Does Occupational Mobility Influence Health Among Working Women? Comparing Objective and Subjective Measures of Work Trajectories.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 53(4): 432-447.
  • Shippee, Tetyana Pylypiv. 2012. “On the Edge: Balancing Health, Participation, and Autonomy to Maintain Active Independent Living in Two Retirement Facilities.” Journal of Aging Studies 26:1-15.
  • Shippee, Tetyana Pylypiv, Lindsay Rinaldo, and Kenneth F. Ferraro. 2012. “ Mortality Risk Among Black and White Working Women: The Role of Perceived Work Trajectories.” Journal of Aging and Health 24:141-167. 
  • Shippee, Tetyana Pylypiv, Kenneth F. Ferraro, and Roland J. Thorpe. 2011. “Racial Disparities in Access to Cardiac Care Units Over 20 Years.” Ethnicity and Health 16(2):145-165.
  • Schafer, Markus H. and Tetyana Pylypiv Shippee. 2010. “Age Identity in Context: The Intersection of Linked Lives, Personal Control, and Perceived Temporality.” Social Psychology Quarterly 73: 245-264.
  • Shippee, Tetyana Pylypiv. 2009. “But I am Not Moving: Transitions in a Continuing Care Retirement Community.” The Gerontologist 49:418-427.
  • Ferraro, Kenneth F. and Tetyana Pylypiv Shippee. 2009. “Aging and Cumulative Inequality: How Does Inequality Get Under the Skin?” The Gerontologist 49:333-343.
  • Ferraro, Kenneth F., Tetyana Pylypiv Shippee, and Markus H. Schafer. 2009. “Cumulative Inequality Theory for Research on Aging and the Life Course.” Pp. 413-35 in Handbook of Theories of Aging. 2nd Ed., edited by V. L. Bengtson, D. Gans, N. M. Putney, and M. Silverstein. New York: Springer.
  • Schafer, Markus H. and Tetyana Pylypiv Shippee. 2009. “Age Identity, Gender, and Perceptions of Decline: Does Feeling Older Lead to Pessimistic Dispositions About Cognitive Aging?” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 65B(1): 91-96.