Dean College of Architecture + Planning
Professor, School Of Architecture
- Neighborhood Spatial Configuration and Metabolic Function in Older Adults with and without Alzheimer’s Disease.
PI: Amber Watts.
Co-PI(s): Keith Diaz Moore.
08/01/2012 - present.
- symposium chair, “People, Place, and Experience: The Intellectual Legacy Of Gerald Weisman In Environmental Gerontology.” Gerontological Society of America, 68th Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL; November 2015.
- invited discussant, World Design Forum, Banff, September 2015.
- invited discussant, AIA Research Summit, San Francisco, August 2015.
- invited speaker, “Advancing an Ethic of Care Together,” AIA Central Utah, Provo, UT, May 2015.
- “The Ecology of Health,” 2015 Utah Integrative Health and Resiliency Conference: The Evidence, The Experience, The Application, University of Utah, March 2015.
Conference Paper, Refereed,
- symposium chair, “The Neighborhood and Physical Activity in Older Persons”, Gerontological Society of America, 67th Annual Meeting; Washington, DC; November 2014.
- discussant, “Communities that ‘Care’: An Environmental Gerontology Perspective”, Gerontological Society of America, 67th Annual Meeting; Washington, DC; November 2014.
- “Place, Health and Aging”, School of Architecture, University of Lund, November 2013.
- “The Practicalities of Good Theory”, Faculty of Medicine Graduate School, University of Lund, October 2013.
- “Design, Health and the Caring Imperative”, School of Architecture, University of Virginia, April 2013.
- invited plenary speaker, “The phenomenon of what makes research visible”, in the plenary “The Visibility of Research,” Architectural Research Centers Consortium Conference; Charlotte, NC; March 2013.
- co-organizer, preconference workshop “Architecture + the Global Experience,” Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA; March 2013.
- Diaz Moore, K., Greenfield, E. & Scharlach, A. (in press). Place-based Initiatives that Promote Healthy Aging. In Satariano, W. & Maus, M. (Eds), Aging, Place and Health: A Global Perspective. .
In progress, 02/2016.
- Scharlach, A. & Diaz Moore, K. (in press). Aging-in-Place. In Bengston, V., Morrow-Howell, N. & Setterston, R. (Eds), Handbook of Theories of Aging (3rd Edition). New York:Springer.
In press, 10/2015.
- Watts, A., Ferdous, F., Diaz Moore, K., & Burns, J. M. (2015). Neighborhood Integration and Connectivity Predict Cognitive Performance and Decline. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, 1, doi: 2333721415599141.
- Diaz Moore, K.(2014). “Ecological Model of Place for the Aging.” International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 79(3):.
- Ferdous, F. & Diaz Moore, K. (2014). “Field observations into the environmental soul: Spatial configuration and social life for people experiencing dementia.” American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related dementias, doi: 1533317514545378.
- Smith, E., Rozek, E. & Diaz Moore, K. (2014). “Creating SPOTs for successful aging: Strengthening the case for developing university based retirement communities using Social-Physical Place Over Time Theory.” Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 28(1):21-40.
- Diaz Moore, K. & Ferdous, F. (2013). “Spatial Configuration and Social Life for People Experiencing Dementia.” In C. Jarrett, K. Kim & N. Senske (Eds.), The Visibility of Research: Proceedings of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium Conference (p.685-691). Charlotte, NC: University of North Carolina.