Silvia Mejía-Arango

Silvia Mejía-Arango

 Silvia Mejía-Arango is a research professor of the Department of Population Studies at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte. She has a PhD in psychology from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and is a member of the national research system, level II. Her research area is on population and health with special interest on the study of cognitive aging and its social determinants. Some of her studies and recent publications comparing Mexican and Mexican-American populations are: “Cognitive Decline among the Elderly: A Comparative Analysis of Mexicans in Mexico and in the United States”, “Behavioral and Psychosocial Treatments of Dementia in Mexico”, “The effect of diabetes on the cognitive trajectory of older adults in societies of different aging contexts- A Study of Mexico and the U.S”, “Health and social correlates of cognitive aging in Mexican-origin populations”.

 

Silvia Mejía-Arango es profesora-investigadora del Departamento de estudios de Población en El Colegio de la Frontera Norte. Es doctora en psicología por la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México y miembro del sistema nacional de investigadores, nivel II. Trabaja en la línea de investigación sobre población y salud donde se ha enfocado al tema del envejecimiento cognoscitivo y los determinantes sociales.  Algunos de sus estudios y publicaciones recientes comparando la población Mexicana y México-Americana son: “Cognitive Decline among the Elderly: A Comparative Analysis of Mexicans in Mexico and in the United States”, “Behavioral and Psychosocial Treatments of Dementia in Mexico”, “The effect of diabetes on the cognitive trajectory of older adults in societies of different aging contexts- A Study of Mexico and the U.S”, “Health and social correlates of cognitive aging in Mexican-origin populations”.