MARILYN LUPTAK portrait
  • Chair, Aging in Social Work Concentration, College Of Social Work
  • Belle S. Spafford Endowed Chair in Social Work (2011-2012), College Of Social Work
  • J.A. Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholar (2008-2010), College Of Social Work
  • Associate Director of Research, W.D. Goodwill Initiatives on Aging, College Of Social Work
  • Associate Professor, College Of Social Work

Research Keywords

  • geriatric health and mental health
  • family care of older adults
  • end-of-life care

Presentations

  • Assessing Preparedness for Death and Grief in Bereaved and Soon-To-Be Bereaved Dementia Family Caregivers. Paper presentation (Under Review) by K Supiano, M Luptak, T Andersen, C Beynon, Y Jung, E Iacob, & B Wong @ Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2018, Chicago, IL, July 22-26, 2018. Conference Paper, Refereed, Submitted, 01/30/2018.
  • Interprofessional Education (IPE) Student Hotspotting. Paper presentation by MLuptak @ University of Utah College of Social Work Interprofessional Seminar Series on Aging, Salt Lake City, UT, Jan 11, 2018. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/11/2018.
  • Student Hotspotting with a Twist: How Diverse Professions & Patient Populations Enhance Learning & Deepen Impact. Poster Presentation - invited - by K Turner, T Farrell, S Hart, & M Luptak @ National Ctr for Complex Health & Social Needs 2017 Putting Care at the Center Mtg, Los Angeles, CA, Nov 16, 2017. Poster, Presented, 11/16/2017.
  • Behavioral Health Care Needs among Aging Veterans in Rural Outpatient Clinics: Providers’ Viewpoints. Poster presentation - refereed - by M Luptak, B Hicken, L Greenberg, M Grant, R Mabe, K Parry, & R Rupper @ 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology & Geriatrics, San Francisco, CA, July 24, 2017. Poster, Presented, 07/24/2017.
  • Reimagining the Future of Interprofessional Education (IPE): A Call for Renewed Geriatrics Leadership. White Paper Presentation by M Luptak & K Supiano @ 2017 National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Leadership Mtg, San Francisco, CA, July 23, 2017. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/23/2017.
  • Proactive Dementia Care: Early Interventions with Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers. Poster presentation - refereed - by T Andersen & M Luptak @ 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco, CA, July 23, 2017. Poster, Presented, 07/23/2017.
  • Caring for the Caregiver. Paper Presentation by M Luptak @ UU GWEP-sponsored Dementia Caregiver Conf & Town Hall Mtg, St George, UT, April 19, 2017. Presentation, Presented, 04/19/2017.
  • Innovative Research to Improve the Lives of Diverse Older Adults & Their Families. Keynote Presentation by M Luptak, T Andersen, & C Hoy-Ellis @ University of Utah College of Social Work Spring Field Faculty Development Workshop, Salt Lake City, UT, April 10, 2017. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/10/2017.
  • Interprofessional Education Hotspotting Immersions: A Community-based Approach for Addressing Health and Health Care Utilization. Small Group Discussion by S Hart, K Turner, M Luptak, A Sletta, O Sanyer, & T Farrell @ 2017 Association of American Medical Colleges Western Group on Educational Affairs Regional Mtg, Salt Lake City, UT, Feb 26, 2017. Other, Presented, 02/26/2017.
  • Using an IP Hotspotting Team to Uncover Needs and Determinants of Health for Chronically Homeless in a Housing First Model: Unique Master’s Care Management Practicum. Podium presentation by B Luther, S Hart, S Hall, T Garrett, & M Luptak @ AACN Master’s Education Mtg – Preparing Nurse Educators and Leaders to Embrace Change and Improve Practice, Atlanta, GA, Feb 24, 2017. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/24/2017.
  • Optimal Aging: Mental & Emotional Health. Paper presentation by MLuptak @ University of Utah College of Social Work Interdisciplinary Seminar Series on Aging, Salt Lake City, UT, Jan 26, 2017. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/26/2017.
  • The Utah Health and Homes Collaborative: An IPE Program to Address Drivers of Health and Health Care Utilization for Chronically Homeless Individuals in a Housing First Model. Poster presentation - refereed - by S Hart, M Luptak, S Hall, K Luther, & T Farrell @ 2017 RWJF National Health Policy Mtg – Teaching Health Policy in Graduate Nursing Education, Coronado CA, Jan 17, 2017. Poster, Presented, 01/17/2017.
  • Telehealth Support for Caregivers of Rural Veterans with Dementia. Symposium presentation by B Hicken, M Luptak, C Daniel, M Grant, & R Rupper @ Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Nov 20, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/20/2016.
  • Transforming the Meaning of Loss: Complicated Grief Group Therapy with Bereaved Dementia Caregivers. Poster presentation - refereed - by K Supiano, L Haynes, T Andersen, & M Luptak @ Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Nov 18, 2016. Poster, Presented, 11/18/2016.
  • Enhancing Flexible Respite Care in Japan to Support Family Caregivers at Home and Cost-Effectiveness. Late Breaker Poster presentation - refereed - by Y Moriyama, N Tamiya, & M Luptak @ Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Nov 17, 2016. Poster, Presented, 11/07/2016.
  • Aging Baby Boomers Prioritize Livable Communities: Working Together to Get There. Poster presentation - refereed - by M Luptak & F Wilby @ Eleventh International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, London, United Kingdom, Aug 3, 2016. Poster, Presented, 08/03/2016.
  • Communication Strategies to Improve Interprofessional Team Functioning. Workshop presentation by E Eckstrom, W Weppner, C Ward, E Tanner, J Rivera, & M Luptak @ American Geriatrics Society 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, Long Beach, CA, May 19, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/19/2016.
  • The Relationship between Interprofessional Team Process and Quality of Care Transition Plans. Paper presentation by T Farrell, K Supiano, C Brunker, B Wong, M Luptak, T Andersen, F Wilby, & R Yang @ American Geriatrics Society 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, Long Beach, CA, May 19, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/19/2016.
  • Maximizing Support for Veteran Caregivers: A Role for Social Work Care Managers and In-home Technology. Poster presentation - refereed - by M Luptak @ American Society on Aging 2016 Aging in America Conference, Washington, DC, March 22, 2016. Poster, Presented, 03/22/2016.

Publications

  • Farrell, T & Luptak M, Supiano K, Pacala J, & De Lisser R. (2018). State of the science: Interprofessional approaches to aging, dementia, and mental health. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 1-8. Accepted, 01/12/2018.
  • Council on Social Work Education & CSWE National Workgroup & Co-writers—uncredited: Hooyman N, Berg-Weger M, Damron-Rodriguez, Greenfield E, Hash K, & Luptak M. (2017). Specialized Practice Curricular Guide for Gero Social Work Practice. (pp. 1-114). Council on Social Work Education. Published, 02/08/2017.
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  • Hicken B, Daniel C, Luptak M, Grant M, Kilian S, & Rupper R. (2016). Supporting Caregivers of Rural Veterans Electronically (SCORE). Journal of Rural Health, DOI: 10.1111/jrh.12195. Published, 07/2016.
  • Zheng R, Smith D, Luptak M, Hill R, Hill J, & Rupper R. (2016). Does visual redundancy inhibit older persons' information processing in learning? Educational Gerontology, 42(9), 635-645. Published, 06/2016.
  • Zheng R, Hicken B, Hill R, Luptak M, Daniel C, & Rupper R. (2016). Digital technology and caregiver training for older persons: Cognitive and Affective Perspectives. Educational Gerontology, 42(8), 540-550. Published, 03/2016.