Malcolm Cutchin , Ph.D.

Malcolm Cutchin , Ph.D.

Title

Professor

Office Location

Room 231 (IOG) Room 2202 (EACPHS)

Phone

313-664-2625 (IOG) 313-577-9956 (OT)

Email

mpc@wayne.edu

Appointments

Professor, Institute of Gerontology Professor, Occupational Therapy Program, Department of Health Care Sciences Co-Leader, Integrative Health Science Facility Core, CURES http://iehs.wayne.edu/cures.php

Malcolm Cutchin , Ph.D.

Degrees and Certifications

Ph.D. 1995, University of Kentucky (Geography)

M.A. 1992, University of Kentucky (Geography)

B.A. 1984, University of Texas, Austin (Psychology)

Positions and Employment

2018-         Professor, Institute of Gerontology, WSU

2016-         Professor, Occupational Therapy, Department of Health Care Sciences, WSU

2013-2016 Professor and Chair, Department of Health Care Sciences, Wayne State University

2010-2013 Professor, Division of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, UNC

2010-2013 Adjunct Professor, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2010-2011 Associate Professor, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark

2005-2010 Associate Professor, Division of Occupational Science, UNC

2005-2013 Senior Research Scientist, Institute on Aging, UNC

2006-2010 Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Geography, UNC

2001-2005 Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch

2001-2005 Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch

1995-2001 Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Middlebury College

1991-1995 Instructor, Department of Geography, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Awards and Honors

2018-2019 NIJ GMS Award 2017-R2-CX-0045, $568,576 total costs
“Neighborhoods, Stress, and Police Behavior: Understanding the Relationships” (Co-P.I.)

2017-2022 NIH/NIEHS P30 ES020957, $5,000,000 direct costs
“Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES)” (Co-I.)

2016-2019 OVPR (WSU) President’s Research Enhancement Program, $900,000 total costs
“Reseachers of Biobehavioral Health in Urban Settings Today (RoBUST)” (Co-P.I.)

2015-2017 NIH/NIEHS P30 ES020957, $2,454,236 total costs
“Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES)” (Co-I.)

2014-2016 CURES (WSU/NIEHS), $150,000
“Daily Activities, Neighborhood Stressors, and Stress of Older African-Americans” (P.I.)

2010-2013 EPA G09E10166, $537,000 total costs
“Analytical Strategies for Assessing Cumulative Effects of Chemical and Nonchemical Stressors” (Subcontract P.I.)

2008-2010 NIH/NICHD R21 HD057980-01, $361,005 total costs
“Disparities in Post-Acute Rehabilitation Care” (Co-I.)

2007-2011 NIH/NIEHS 1R21ES016729-01, $1,170,345 total costs
“Dynamically Integrating Macro and Micro Processes” (Collaborating Advisor)

2007-2010 NIH/NIA Grant 1R21AG029502-01A1, $314,640 total costs
“Feasibility and Effects of Preventive Home Visits” (P.I.)

2004-2007 NIH/NIA Grant 1R21 AG023951-01, $1,359,000 total costs
“Psychoneuroimmunology, Stress, and Healthy Aging in Hispanics” (Co-I. and member of Executive Committee while at UTMB)

2003-2010 NIH/NCI Grant 5 P50 CA105631, $2,851,121 total costs for R01 project
“Environmental Risk, Coping, and Mexican American Health” (P.I. while at UTMB; Subcontract PI while at UNC; Project funded as R01 component of UTMB Center for Population Health and Health Disparities, Jim Goodwin, Center P.I.)

1999-2003 NIH/NIA Grant 1 R15 AG17028-01, $101,057 total costs
“Aging-in-Place, Migration, and the Impact of New Services” (P.I.)

 

Recent Publications

Publications and citations via google scholar:

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=8EDKsTEAAAAJ&hl=en

Last 4 years

Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals

Zilioli, S., Fritz, H. Tarraf, W., Lawrence, S., & Cutchin, M. P. (in press). Socioeconomic Status, Ecologically Assessed Social Activities, and Daily Cortisol among Older Urban African Americans. Journal of Aging and Health.

Fritz, H., Cutchin, M. P., Gharib, J., Haryadi, N., Patel, M., & Patel, N. (in press). Neighborhood characteristics and frailty: A scoping review. The Gerontologist.

Brorsson, A., Öhman, A., Lundberg, S., Cutchin, M., & Nygård, L. (in press). How accessible are grocery shops for people with dementia? A qualitative study using photo documentation and focus group interviews. Dementia. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1177/1471301218808591

Margot-Cattin, I., Kühne N., Kottorp A, Öhman A., Cutchin, M., & Nygard, L. (in press). Development of a questionnaire to evaluate out-of-home participation for people with dementia. American Journal of Occupational Therapy.

Cutchin, M. P. (2018). Commentary on The inescapable corporeality of occupation: Integrating Merleau-Ponty into the study of occupation. Journal of Occupational Science, 25, 234-236.

Fritz, H., Cutchin, M. P., & Cummins, E. (2018). Loss of trust in the neighborhood: The experience of older African Americans in Detroit. Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1093/geronb/gby019

Buschmann, R. N., Prochaska, J. D., Cutchin, M. P., & Peek, M. K. (2018). Stress and health behaviors as potential mediators of the relationship between neighborhood quality and allostatic load. Annals of Epidemiology, 28, 356-361. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2018.03.014

Maersk, J., Cutchin, M. P., & la Cour, K. (2018). Identity and home: Understanding the experience of people with advanced cancer. Health & Place, 51, 11-18. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.02.003

Garcini, L. M., Chirinos, D. A., Murdock, K. W., Seiler, A., LeRoy, A. S., Peek, M. K., Cutchin, M. P., & Fagundes, C. (2017). Pathways linking racial/ethnic discrimination and sleep among U.S.-born and foreign-born Latinxs. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1007/s10865-017-9907-2

Cutchin, M. P., Dickie, V. A., & Humphry, R. A. (2017). Foregrounding the transactional perspective's community orientation. Journal of Occupational Science, 24, 434-445. doi: 10.1080/14427591.2017.1365750

Fritz, H., & Cutchin, M. P. (2017). The transactional perspective and health behavior: A role for occupational science in population health improvement. Journal of Occupational Science, 24, 446-457. doi: 10.1080/14427591.2017.1366354

Aldrich, R. M., & Cutchin, M. P. (2017). Filling in the gaps: A case for enhancing Madsen and Josephsson’s assertions about occupation, situation, and inquiry. Journal of Occupational Science, 24, 425-429. doi: 10.1080/14427591.2017.1336736

Fritz, H., Tarraf, W., Saleh, D, & Cutchin, M. P. (2017). Using a smartphone-based ecological momentary assessment protocol with community dwelling older African-Americans. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 72, 886-887. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbw166

Zilioli, S., Slatcher, R. B., Fritz, H., Booza, J. C., & Cutchin, M. P. (2017). Brief report: Neighborhood disadvantage and hair cortisol among older urban African Americans. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 80, 36-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.02.026

Fritz, H., & Cutchin, M. P. (2017). Changing neighborhoods and occupations: Experiences of older African-Americans in Detroit. Journal of Occupational Science, 24, 140-151. doi: 10.1080/14427591.2016.1269296

Heatwole Shank, K., & Cutchin, M. P. (2016). Processes of developing ‘community livability’ in older age. Journal of Aging Studies, 39, 66-72.

Fritz, H., & Cutchin, M. P. (2016). Integrating the science of habit: Opportunities for occupational therapy. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health. 36, 92-98.

Pergolotti, M., Cutchin, M. P., & Muss, H. (2015). Predicting participation in meaningful activity for older adults with cancer. Quality of Life Research, 24, 1217-1222.

Pergolotti, M., & Cutchin, M. P. (2015). The Possibilities for Activity Scale: Development, validity and reliability. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 82, 85-92.


Books

Skinner, M., Andrews, G., & Cutchin, M. (Eds.). (2018). Geographical gerontology: Perspectives, concepts, approaches. London: Routledge.

 

Book Chapters

Cutchin, M. P. (in press). Habits of social inquiry and reconstruction: A Deweyan vision of democracy and social research. In J. Wills & R. W. Lake (Eds.), The power of pragmatism: Knowledge production and social inquiry. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Cutchin, M. P. (2018). Active relationships of aging people and places. In M. W. Skinner, G. J. Andrews, & M. P. Cutchin, (Eds.), Geographical gerontology: Perspectives, concepts, approaches. London: Routledge.

Cutchin, M. P., Skinner, M., & Andrews, G. (2018). Geographical gerontology: Progress and possibilities. In M. W. Skinner, G. J. Andrews, & M. P. Cutchin, (Eds.), Geographical gerontology: Perspectives, concepts, approaches. London: Routledge.

Skinner, M., Andrews, G., & Cutchin, M. P. (2018). Introducing geographical gerontology. In M. W. Skinner, G. J. Andrews, & M. P. Cutchin, (Eds.), Geographical gerontology: Perspectives, concepts, approaches. London: Routledge.

Andrews, G., Cutchin, M. P., & Skinner, M. (2018). Space and place in geographical gerontology: Theoretical traditions, formations of hope. In M. W. Skinner, G. J. Andrews, & M. P. Cutchin, (Eds.), Geographical gerontology: Perspectives, concepts, approaches. London: Routledge.

Cutchin, M. P. (2016). Place integration: Notes on a Deweyan framework for community development. In Skinner, M. W., & Hanlon, N. (Eds.), Ageing resource communities: New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism (pp. 24-37). London: Routledge.

Experts guide blurb

Malcolm Cutchin has recently been examining the experience of older African Americans in Detroit, including the relationship between neighborhood quality and stress and health behaviors; links between racial/ethnic discrimination and sleep among Latinxs; and the experience of people with advanced cancer.