Dr. Olivio Clay

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Associate Professor, Psychology

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Olivio Clay 

Contact Information:
Email: oclay@uab.edu
Office Phone: (205) 934 2728 
Fax: (205) 975 6110

Education:

B.S., 1998, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Psychology
M.S., 2003, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Psychology
Ph.D., 2007, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Lifespan Development

Curriculum Vitae

Research Program:

Racial/ethnic disparities, Caregiving, Social support, Cognition and mobility in older adults

Representative Publications:

Clay, O. J., Grant, J. S., Wadley, V. G., Perkins, M. M., Haley, W. E., & Roth, D. L. (2013). Correlates of health-related quality of life in African American and Caucasian stroke Caregivers. Rehabilitation Psychology, 58, 28-35.

Thrasher, A. D., Clay, O. J., Ford, C. L., & Stewart, A. L. (2012). Theory-guided selection of discrimination measures for racial/ethnic health disparities research among older adults. Journal of Aging & Health, 24, 1018-1043.

Clay, O. J., Roth, D. L., Safford, M. M., Sawyer, P. L., & Allman, R. M. (2011). Predictors of overnight hospital admission in older African American and Caucasian Medicare beneficiaries. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 66, 910-916.

Crowe, M., Sartori, A., Clay, O. J., Wadley, V. G., Andel, R., Wang, H.-X., Sawyer, P., & Allman, R. (2010). Diabetes and cognitive decline: Investigating the potential influence of factors related to health disparities. Journal of Aging and Health, 22, 292-306.

Clay, O.J., Edwards, J.D., Ross, L.A., Okonkwo, O., Wadley, V.G., Roth, D.L., & Ball, K.K. (2009). Visual function and cognitive speed of processing mediate age-related decline in memory span and fluid intelligence. Journal of Aging & Health, 21, 547-566.

Clay, O.J., Roth, D.L., Wadley, V.G., & Haley, W.E. (2008). Changes in Social Support and their Impact on Psychosocial Outcome over a 5-Year Period for African American and White Dementia Caregivers. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 23, 857-862.



Teaching Interests:

Statistical Methods and Design, Psychology of Aging, Health Disparities Seminar