Christopher L. Seplaki, Ph.D.

Christopher L. Seplaki, Ph.D.

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Public Health Sciences
265 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14642

Administrative: (585) 275-8784
Office: (585) 273-1549
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Journal Articles

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Wolf DA; VA Freedman; JI Ondrich; CL Seplaki; BC Spillman. "Reply. Journals of Gerontology B: Social Sciences. [Epub ahead of print] April 1, 2015. PMCID Pending. Wolf, DA; VA Freedom; JL Ondrich; CL Seplaki; BC Spillman. "Disability Trajectories At The End Of Life: A Countdown Model." Journals of Gerontology B: Social Sciences. 2015; : [Epub ahead of print] PMCID Pending." Journals of Gerontology B: Social Sciences. 2015; .
2014 Aug
Seplaki CL, Agree EM, Weiss CO, Szanton SL, Bandeen-Roche K, Fried LP. "Assistive devices in context: cross-sectional association between challenges in the home environment and use of assistive devices for mobility." The Gerontologist. 2014 Aug; 54(4):651-60. Epub 2013 Apr 24.
2014 May
Treviño LA†, L Baker, S McIntosh, K Mustian, CL Seplaki, JJ Guido, & DJ Ossip. ""Physical Activity as a Coping Strategy for Smoking Cessation in Mid-Life and Older Adults."". Addictive Behaviors. 2014; : May 2014; 39(5):885-8. Epub 2014 Feb 4. PMCID: PMC3999960.
Kobrosly RW; E van Wijngaarden; CL Seplaki; DA Cory-Slechta; J Moynihan. ""Depressive Symptoms are Associated with Allostatic Load among Community-Dwelling Older Adults."". Physiology & Behavior. 2014; : January 2014; 123: 223-30. PMCID: PMC3934832.
2013 Jul
Kobrosly RW, Seplaki CL, Cory-Slechta DA, Moynihan J, van Wijngaarden E. "Multisystem physiological dysfunction is associated with depressive symptoms in a population-based sample of older adults." International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 2013 Jul; 28(7):718-27. Epub 2012 Sep 07.
2013 Mar
Cohen AA, Milot E, Yong J, Seplaki CL, Fülöp T, Bandeen-Roche K, Fried LP. "A novel statistical approach shows evidence for multi-system physiological dysregulation during aging." Mechanisms of ageing and development. 2013 Mar; 134(3-4):110-7. Epub 2013 Jan 31.
Varma VR; Tan EJ; Wang T; Xue Q; Fried LP; King AC; Seplaki CL; Seeman TE; Rebok GW; Carlson MC. ""Low-intensity walking activity is associated with better health."". Journal of Applied Gerontology. 2013; : [Epub ahead of print] Dec 11, 2013. PMCID:.
2012 Sep 15
Xue QL, Bandeen-Roche K, Mielenz TJ, Seplaki CL, Szanton SL, Thorpe RJ, Kalyani RR, Chaves PH, Dam TT, Ornstein K, RoyChoudhury A, Varadhan R, Yao W, Fried LP. "Patterns of 12-year change in physical activity levels in community-dwelling older women: can modest levels of physical activity help older women live longer?" American journal of epidemiology. 2012 Sep 15; 176(6):534-43. Epub 2012 Aug 30.
2012 Jan
Kobrosly RW, Seplaki CL, Jones CM, van Wijngaarden E. "Physiologic dysfunction scores and cognitive function test performance in U.S. adults." Psychosomatic medicine. 2012 Jan; 74(1):81-8. Epub 2011 Dec 07.
Weiss CO, Wolff JL, Egleston B, Seplaki CL, Fried LP. "Incident preclinical mobility disability (PCMD) increases future risk of new difficulty walking and reduction in walking activity." Archives of gerontology and geriatrics. 2012 54(3):e329-33. Epub 2011 Sep 23.
2011 Dec
Szanton SL, Thorpe RJ, Boyd C, Tanner EK, Leff B, Agree E, Xue QL, Allen JK, Seplaki CL, Weiss CO, Guralnik JM, Gitlin LN. "Community aging in place, advancing better living for elders: a bio-behavioral-environmental intervention to improve function and health-related quality of life in disabled older adults." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2011 Dec; 59(12):2314-20. Epub 2011 Oct 21.
2011 Aug
Agbedia OO, Varma VR, Seplaki CL, Seeman TE, Fried LP, Li L, Harris GC, Rebok GW, Xue QL, Tan EJ, Tanner E, Parisi JM, McGill S, Carlson MC. "Blunted diurnal decline of cortisol among older adults with low socioeconomic status." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2011 Aug; 1231:56-64.
2011 May
Chapman BP, van Wingaarden E, Seplaki CL, Talbot N, Duberstein P, Moynihan J. "Openness and conscientiousness predict 34-week patterns of Interleukin-6 in older persons." Brain, behavior, and immunity. 2011 May; 25(4):667-73. Epub 2011 Jan 15.
2010 Jan
Szanton SL, Seplaki CL, Thorpe RJ, Allen JK, Fried LP. "Socioeconomic status is associated with frailty: the Women's Health and Aging Studies." Journal of epidemiology and community health. 2010 Jan; 64(1):63-7.
2009 Jan
Szanton SL, Allen JK, Seplaki CL, Bandeen-Roche K, Fried LP. "Allostatic load and frailty in the women's health and aging studies." Biological research for nursing. 2009 Jan; 10(3):248-56. Epub 2008 Sep 30.
2008 Nov
Varadhan R, Seplaki CL, Xue QL, Bandeen-Roche K, Fried LP. "Stimulus-response paradigm for characterizing the loss of resilience in homeostatic regulation associated with frailty." Mechanisms of ageing and development. 2008 Nov; 129(11):666-70. Epub 2008 Sep 30.
2008 Jun
Weiss CO, Seplaki CL, Wolff JL, Kasper JD, Agree EM. "Self-selected walking speed was consistent when recorded while using a cane." Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2008 Jun; 61(6):622-7. Epub 2008 Mar 10.
2008 Feb
Smith MA, Seplaki C, Biagtan M, DuPreez A, Cleary J. "Characterizing hospice services in the United States." The Gerontologist. 2008 Feb; 48(1):25-31.
2006 Oct
Goldman N, Turra CM, Glei DA, Seplaki CL, Lin YH, Weinstein M. "Predicting mortality from clinical and nonclinical biomarkers." The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 2006 Oct; 61(10):1070-4.
2006 Jun
Seplaki CL, Goldman N, Weinstein M, Lin YH. "Before and after the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake: traumatic events and depressive symptoms in an older population." Social science & medicine. 2006 Jun; 62(12):3121-32. Epub 2006 Jan 19.
2006 Feb
Seplaki CL, Goldman N, Weinstein M, Lin YH. "Measurement of cumulative physiological dysregulation in an older population." Demography. 2006 Feb; 43(1):165-83.
2005 Jun
Goldman N, Glei DA, Seplaki C, Liu IW, Weinstein M. "Perceived stress and physiological dysregulation in older adults." Stress : the international journal on the biology of stress. 2005 Jun; 8(2):95-105.
2005 May
Seplaki CL, Goldman N, Glei D, Weinstein M. "A comparative analysis of measurement approaches for physiological dysregulation in an older population." Experimental gerontology. 2005 May; 40(5):438-49. Epub 2005 Apr 26.
Turra, C.M.; Goldman, N.; Seplaki, C.L.; Glei, D.A.; Lin, Y-H; Weinstein, M. "Determinants of Mortality at Older Ages: The Role of Biological Markers of Chronic Disease". Population and Development Review. 2005; 31(4): 677-701.
2004 Mar
Seplaki CL, Goldman N, Weinstein M, Lin YH. "How are biomarkers related to physical and mental well-being?" The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 2004 Mar; 59(3):201-17.
Palta, M.; Seplaki, C. "Causes, Problems, and Benefits of Different Between and Within Effects in the Analysis of Clustered Data". Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology. 2002; 3(3-4): 177-193.
Kindig DA, Seplaki CL, Libby DL. "Death rate variation in US subpopulations." Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2002 80(1):9-15.
Mittal, M, JK Stockman, CL Seplaki, K Thevenet-Morrison, J Guido, MPCarey. "HIV risk among women from domestic violence agencies: Prevalence and correlates". Forthcoming in Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.
Jones CMC, Cushman JT, Lerner EB, Veazie PJ, Seplaki CL, Wasserman EB, Dozier A, Shah MN. ""Prehospital Trauma Triage Decision-Making: A Model of What Happens Between the 911 Call and the Hospital."". Forthcoming in Prehospital Emergency Care.


Carlson MC, CL Seplaki, TE Seeman. "Reversing the impact of SES disparities over the life course on cognitive and brain aging". The Biological Consequences of Socioeconomic Inequalities. B. Wolfe, W. Evans & T. E. Seeman. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2012. 215-247
Seplaki, CL; Szanton, SL. "Frailty and Robustness". Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development. Deborah Carr. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2009. 154-157
Seplaki CL, MA Smith, BH Singer. "Variation in Living Environments Among Community-Dwelling Elders". Office of Population Research Working Paper Series. Princeton University: Princeton, 2004.
Seplaki CL. "The Measurement and Dynamic Analysis of Elderly Living Environment Transitions and Outcomes". University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Population Health. : University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D. Thesis, Department, 2002.
Gould, E; et al. "Health Insurance: National Approaches". Encyclopedia of Aging. Ekerdt, D; et al. New York: Macmillan Reference, 2002. 593-600