Joseph Henderson

Biography

Education

PhD, University of Florida
Major: Medical Anthropology
MS, Florida State University
Major: Psychological Anthropology
BA, University of Central Florida
Major: Sociology & Anthropology

Honors and Recognition

Edith K. Gaylord Presidential Professorship, University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center
2014
Award for Achievement in Native American Health, University of Oklahoma, College of Public Health
2006
Leadership in Prevention Award for Native American Health, Loma Linda University, School of Public Health
2006
President, Association for Anthropology and Gerontology
1996
And Still A Winner! Most Valued Employee Award, USF Suncoast Gerontology Center
1993
And Still A Winner! Most Valued Employee Award, USF Suncoast Gerontology Center
1991
And Still A Winner! Most Valued Employee Award, USF Suncoast Gerontology Center
1989
Most Productive Grant Writer Award, USF Suncoast Gerontology Center
1987
Fellow, Society for Applied Anthropology
1986
Most Valued Employee Award, USF Suncoast Gerontology Center
1985
Pi Gamma Mu (Social Science)
1978
Delta Tau Kappa International Social Science Honor Society
1972

Media Appearances

Memory Keepers project on diabetes and dementia in American Indian and rural populations, KMOJ, Minneapolis, MN
2017
Alzheimer’s disease research in American Indian populations, KGOU, Norman, OK
2014
Alzheimer’s and related dementias among American Indian people, Native America Calling
2009
Dementia among American Indian People, KOCO (ABC), Oklahoma City, OK
2004
Alzheimer’s disease in ethnic minority populations, WBVM, Tampa, FL
2000
Distinguishing non-pathological symptoms of brain changes from pathological symptoms, WFLA-TV (NBC), Tampa, FL
1998
Alzheimer’s support group development in Spanish-speaking communities, WYUU, Tampa, FL
1990
Alzheimer’s support group development in African-American communities, WBTP, Tampa, FL
1990

Professional Memberships

International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment
International Association for Indigenous Aging, Board Member
Society for Applied Anthropology
Society for Medical Anthropology
American Anthropological Association
Bea Medicine Committee, Society for Applied Anthropology
Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Henderson, J. N., (Keynote/Plenary Speaker) "Parental distress in caring for children with T1 and T2 diabetes: Oklahoma Choctaws", American Indian Institute, February 13, 2017.
Henderson, J. N. "iabetes by proxy: Parental distress in caring for kids with Diabetes", Diabetes Update, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, Superior, Wisconsin, January 01, 2016.
Henderson, J. N. "Parental distress in caring for children with T1 and T2 Diabetes: Oklahoma Choctaw", First Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition, Prior Lake, Minnesota, January 01, 2016.
Henderson, J. N. "Digital storytelling: Human factors", 7th Annual Tribal Public Health Conference, Oklahoma City Area Inter-Tribal health Board and Oklahoma Area Tribal Epidemiology Center, Catoosa, Oklahoma, January 01, 2015.
Henderson, J. N., Stein, H. F. "Beyond the interdisciplinary project: Establishing a research community aimed at health disparity reduction", Transdisciplinary Summit on Health Disparity Science, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, Washington, District of Columbia, December 01, 2014.
Henderson, J. N. "The ‘Empathetic Objectivism’ of J. Anthony Paredes", American Anthropological Association, Washington, District of Columbia, January 01, 2014.
Henderson, J. N. "The ‘Empathetic Objectivism’ of J. Anthony Paredes", Society for Applied Anthropology, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 01, 2014.
Henderson, J. N., Stein, H. F. "Beyond the interdisciplinary project: Establishing a research community aimed at health disparity reduction", Transdisciplinary Summit on Health Disparity Science, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, Washington, District of Columbia, January 01, 2014.
Henderson, J. N., Henderson, L. C., King, K. "Providers’ perspectives on the synergism of biomedical Diabetes management plus socially potent strategies of patient support", Harold Hamm Diabetes Center Research Symposium, Samis Education Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, October 25, 2013.
Henderson, J. N. "Vital information of Tribal community health representatives on Dementia", Oklahoma Area Community Health Representative Association Biannual Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 01, 2013.
Henderson, J. N., Henderson, L. C., Blanton, R., Gomez, S. "Impending death: Narratives from American Indian Elders with Dementia", Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, California, November 01, 2012.
Henderson, J. N., Henderson, L. C., Gunter, J., Baggett, K., Kleszynski, K., Waggoner, K., Guy, C. "Assessing interest and receptiveness of 8-to-12-year old American Indian campers to the CDC Eagle Books Series", Harold Hamm Diabetes Center Research Symposium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 01, 2012.
Henderson, L. C., Henderson, J. N., Waggoner, K., Kleszynski, K., Mayer, P. "American Indian Diabetes beliefs and practices: Anxiety, fear, and dread in pregnant women with Diabetes Mellitus", Harold Hamm Diabetes Center Research Symposium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 01, 2012.
Henderson, L. C., Henderson, J. N., Kleszynski, K., Waggoner, K. "Intergenerational Diabetes explanatory models in American Indian women of Childbearing Age and American Indian Elders", Gerontological Society of America, Boston, Massachusetts, November 18, 2011.
Henderson, J. N., Henderson, L. C. "American Indian Dementia caregiving: Indigenous affects on kin network caregiving task dispersion", Gerontological Society of America, Boston, Massachusetts, November 18, 2011.
Henderson, J. N. "Selling Diabetes: Your neighborhood grocery & convenience store", 14th Annual Native Diabetes Prevention Conference, ‘Protecting the Generations: A Lifespan Approach to Healing, Managing & Preventing Diabetes’, American Indian Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 13, 2011.
Henderson, J. N., (Keynote/Plenary Speaker) "The ‘3-D’s’: Diabetes, depression, and dementia among Elders in Indian Country", American Indian Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 13, 2011.
Henderson, J. N. "The dynamics of cultural construction of disease and the misuse of ‘culture’", Arizona State University, Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center, Phoenix, Arizona, April 15, 2011.
Henderson, J. N. "Selling diabetes: Your neighborhood grocery & convenience store", Arizona State University, Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center, Phoenix, Arizona, April 15, 2011.
Henderson, L. C., Henderson, J. N. "American Indian Diabetes beliefs and practices: Potential impacts on maternal care, infant mortality, and adherence", Society for Applied Anthropology, Seattle, Washington, March 29, 2011.
Henderson, J. N., Henderson, L. C. "Perspectives on brain autopsy, diabetic amputations, and end-of-life issues among elderly American Indian people", American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 01, 2010.
Henderson, L. C., Henderson, J. N. "Attributional beliefs of Dementia among American Indian people", The Gerontological Society of America’s 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, January 01, 2009.
Henderson, J. N., (Keynote/Plenary Speaker) "Biocultural etiology of dementia in American Indians", Association for Anthropology and Gerontology Annual Meeting: Aging and the Indigenous People of North America, Norman, Oklahoma, January 01, 2009.
Henderson, J. N. "The illusion of collaboration: Consequences for an American Indian Diabetes intervention", Society for Applied Anthropology, 69th Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, January 01, 2009.
Henderson, J. N. "Lessons learned: Community health representatives, their supervisors, and buy-in for community based participatory projects", Society for Applied Anthropology, Memphis, Tennessee, March 01, 2008.
Henderson, J. N. "A comprehensive approach to Dementia prevention: Biological and cultural perspectives", American Indian Health Issues, OUHSC College of Public Health and Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 01, 2007.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementing disease in American Indians", Native American Health Symposium, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, July 01, 2007.
Henderson, J. N. "Working with American Indian/Alaska Natives: Value environments", Community Health Education Team, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, August 01, 2006.
Henderson, L. C., Henderson, J. N. "The cultural construction of Diabetes in an American Indian tribe: Providers' perspectives", Reducing Health Disparities in American Indian and Alaska Natives by Preventing Diabetes Throughout the Life Cycle, University of Oklahoma College of Public Health, EXPORT Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 01, 2006.
Henderson, J. N. "The future of public health without minority faculty", Kellogg/American Schools of Public Health Minority Faculty Retreat, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 01, 2006.
Henderson, J. N. "Medicine for spiritual and mental health", Healing Our Spirit Worldwide, Edmonton, Canada. January 01, 2006.
Henderson, J. N., Henderson, L. C. "The ethnic patient: Diagnosis and treatment issues", Grand Rounds, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Geriatric Education Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, December 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N., Henderson, L. C. "Biocultural model of dementia in American Indians", Lecture Series, Center for Aging and Diversity, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N., Henderson, L. C. "Biocultural model of dementia in American Indians", International Alzheimer's Association Conference on Prevention of Dementia, Washington, District of Columbia, July 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N. "Cultural effects of Alzheimer’s disease in the Native American population", International Alzheimer's Association Conference on Prevention of Dementia, Washington, District of Columbia, July 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N. "Basic facts and communications about Dementia for American Indians", Community Health Representative Program, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Lone Star Indian Church Grounds, Oklahoma, March 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N. "Culture and fire: Abuse of 'culture' in service delivery to ethnic minority Elders", Pfizer Symposium: Models of Service Delivery for Minority Populations and Caregivers, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, February 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N. "HRSA GECs: Infusing and teaching curriculum content on bioterrorism and emergency preparedness for the aging", Faculty for Pre-Conference Institute, Association for Gerontology and Higher Education, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, February 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N. "AD and American Indians", Oklahoma Area Community Health Representative Annual Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N. "Elder abuse among American Indians", University of New Mexico Geriatric Education Center Geriatric Workshop, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N. "PATCH: Planned Approach to Community Health", Native Diabetes Wellness Program Grantee Meeting, CDC/NCCDP/DDT, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N. "PATCH: Planned Approach to Community Health", Multidisciplinary In-Service Training, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Talihina, Oklahoma, January 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N. "Vascular Dementia with reference to Diabetes", Elder Health Conference, Cheyenne/Arapaho Tribes, Clinton, Oklahoma, January 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N. "Ethnic issues and patient care", Grand Rounds, University of Oklahoma Geriatric Education Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 01, 2005.
Henderson, J. N. "Unique non-majority population perceptions & responses to chemical (VX) threat", American Public Health Association Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia, November 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N., Traphagan, J. "Patient and caregiver culture: (Mis)Adventures in diagnosis and treatment", Invitational Conference: Assessment, Diagnosis and Interventions in Culturally Diverse Older Populations with Alzheimer's Disease: Research Directions, National Alzheimer's Association, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N., Henderson, L. C. "Unique cultural & genetic factors in dementia in American Indian Elders", Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Cognitive Neurology & Alzheimer's Disease Center, Chicago, Illinois, February 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "Research on Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia", Blackfeet Eagle Shield Center 3rd Annual Wellness Conference, Browning, Montana, January 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "Patient and caregiver culture: (Mis)Adventures in diagnosis and treatment", Conference: Assessment, Diagnosis and Interventions in Culturally Diverse Older Populations with Alzheimer's Disease: Research Directions, National Alzheimer's Association; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, January 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "Caring for Alzheimer's & coping with elder forgetfulness", 19th Annual Oklahoma Area Association of Community Health Representatives Conference, Catoosa, Oklahoma, January 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia in American Indians: Unique biological and cultural factors", UAMS Alzheimer's Disease Center Seminar Series, Little Rock, Arkansas, January 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia", Community Health Representative Training, Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Headquarters, Concho, Oklahoma, January 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "Unique cultural & genetic factors in Dementia in American Indian Elders", Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Cognitive Neurology & Alzheimer's Disease Center, Chicago, Illinois, January 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "CDC/ASPH audience research", Risk Communication Needs in a Chemical Event Workshop, CDC/ASPHIACEH/ATSDR, Atlanta, Georgia, January 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "Psychosocial issues in genetic counseling", University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "Native American public health opportunities & initiatives", 32nd Annual Symposium on the American Indian: Cultural Journeys: Four Centuries of American Indian Education, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, January 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "'Research and ethics' and 'Traditional healing'", American Indian Health Issues & Concerns, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, January 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "'Recognizing elder abuse in the ER' and 'CHRs: Community support for abused elders'", Summer 2004 Geriatric Institute, University of New Mexico Geriatric Education Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 01, 2004.
Henderson, J. N. "'Would we know culture if it hit us smack in the face,' 'Cultural fit: Four models of culturally appropriate service,' and 'Rituals of respect'", Care Giving: Consideration for Our Elders Technical Assistance Clinic: An Onsite, Group Problem Solving Clinic Preceded by Tools to Apply in the Quest, Denakkanaaga, Inc., Fairbanks, Alaska, January 01, 2003.
Henderson, J. N. "Special populations: Cultural diversity issues", Oklahoma Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services, The Institute of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Education & Training, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 01, 2003.
Henderson, J. N. "Cultural construction of disease: A supernormal construct of Dementia in an American Indian Tribe", 10th Annual Interdisciplinary Summit, Southeast Oklahoma Area Health Education Center, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, January 01, 2003.
Henderson, J. N. "Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia", Oklahoma Area Association of Community Health Representatives Annual Educational Conference, Altus, Oklahoma, January 01, 2003.
Henderson, J. N. "Research: Ways of knowing from the people by the people", Gathering Our Wisdom II Research and Policy Summit (AIDS in American Indian Populations), National Native American AIDS Prevention Center, University of Oklahoma College of Public Health, & State Department of Public Health, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 01, 2003.
Henderson, J. N. "'Dementia issues in the home setting,' 'Dementia issues for Native Elders,' and 'Cultural issues surrounding Dementia: Are there special considerations for minority patients?'", Summer 2003 Geriatric Institute, University of New Mexico Geriatric Education Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 01, 2003.
Henderson, J. N. "Bioterrorism: Public health rituals in response to the unthinkable", University of Oklahoma Department of Anthropology Lunch Series, Norman, Oklahoma, January 01, 2003.
Henderson, J. N. "Alzheimer's Disease: An American Indian model of biology, culture, & caregiving", American Indian Elders Conference, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 01, 2003.
Henderson, J. N. "The misuse of 'culture' in aging and health research", Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, St. Petersburg, Florida, January 01, 2003.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia in Indian country", 13th Annual Summer Geriatric Institute, University of Oklahoma Geriatric Education Center, Norman, Oklahoma, January 01, 2003.
Henderson, J. N. "How do we understand and incorporate Elders' teaching and tribal values in planning a long-term care system?", American Indian and Alaska Native Roundtable on Long Term Care, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 01, 2002.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia and culture", American Anthropological Association Meeting, Association for Anthropology and Gerontology, Washington, District of Columbia, November 01, 2001.
Henderson, J. N. "Vascular Dementia and Diabetes Mellitus II: A biocultural hypothesis for Indian country", Indian Health Service Annual Research Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 01, 2001.
Henderson, J. N., (Keynote/Plenary Speaker) "On the misuse of 'culture' in research", University Scholar Series, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, April 01, 2001.
Henderson, J. N. "Cultural issues in end-of-life care", Successful Aging, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, March 01, 2001.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia and Diabetes: Connections", Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Spokane, Washington, January 01, 2001.
Henderson, J. N. "Native American community health representatives: Very low scores on Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Test", The Gerontological Society of America, Washington, District of Columbia, November 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N. "Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Test in community health representatives of the Indian Health Service", Gerontological Society of America, Washington, District of Columbia, November 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N. "Alzheimer's Disease and vascular dementia in Indian country", Montana Gerontology Society 18th Annual Conference, Butte, Montana, April 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N. "The cutting edge of genetic research on Alzheimer's Disease", Nurse Leadership Conference, Montana Nurses' Association, Hot Springs, Montana, April 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N. "A biocultural hypothesis of Alzheimer's Disease and vascular Dementia in Indian country", Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Portland, Oregon, April 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N. "Detecting cultural dynamics in contemporary Indian country", National Native American Nursing Conference, Tampa, Florida, March 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N. "Alzheimer's Disease as an altered state of consciousness: Mystical interpretations in a Native American tribe", Cultural Construction of Senile Dementia Conference, California State University, Fullerton, California, February 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia and Diabetes", Diabetes Regional Meeting and Workshops for the Billings and Portland IHS Areas, Spokane, Washington, January 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N. "On being a caregiver in Indian country", Lummi Nation Community Celebration of Caregivers, Bellingham, Washington, January 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N. "Cultural diversity in the human services", Florida Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N., (Keynote/Plenary Speaker) "Biocultural perspectives on dementing disease in Indian country", Aging and Society Speaker Series, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota, January 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N. "Biological and cultural factors in treatment of Dementia in Indian country", 2nd Annual Family Practice Conference, Rocky Mountain College, Billings, Montana, January 01, 2000.
Henderson, J. N. "Cultural constructions of Dementia among Oklahoma Choctaws: Composite professional, folk, and popular sector beliefs", The Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, California, November 01, 1999.
Henderson, J. N. "Qualitative research and cultural context detection", American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 01, 1999.
Henderson, J. N. "Culture and Alzheimer's Disease: Issues for Native Americans: Alzheimer's Disease: Culture and care", Northwest Geriatric Education Center, Seattle, Washington, January 01, 1999.
Henderson, J. N. "Recognizing and responding to confusion in Elders", Blackfeet Nation Aging Issues Workshop, Blackfeet Alzheimer's Demonstration Project, Browning, Montana, January 01, 1999.
Henderson, J. N. "How culture affects care: Alzheimer's Disease: Culture and care", Northwest Geriatric Education Center, Seattle, Washington, January 01, 1999.
Henderson, J. N. "Removing cultural barriers to care: The essentials of geriatric health care", Geriatric Education Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1999.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia in Indian country", Grand Rounds, University of New Mexico, Geriatric Education Center, College of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 01, 1998.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia in Indian country", Grand Rounds, University of New Mexico, Geriatric Education Center, College of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 01, 1998.
Henderson, J. N., (Keynote/Plenary Speaker) "The culture of long-term care", Montana Gerontological Society, Billings, Montana, April 01, 1998.
Henderson, J. N. "Ethnogeriatrics: Cultural assessment for older adults", Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, January 01, 1998.
Henderson, J. N. "Effects of Dementia on family dynamics", Lummi Nation Elder Care Workshop, Bellingham, Washington, January 01, 1998.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease in Indian country: Nutrition for American Indians and Alaska Natives", National Title VI Conference, Kansas City, Kansas, January 01, 1997.
Henderson, J. N. "Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: Preventable?", Colville Indian Area Agency on Aging, Colville Confederated Tribes Reservation, Nespelem, Washington, January 01, 1997.
Henderson, J. N. "Recognizing and coping with confusion and forgetfulness in Elders", National Community Health Representative Conference, Indian Health Service, U.S. Public Health Service, Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 01, 1997.
Henderson, J. N. "American Indian aging. Pre-conference intensive", Gerontological Society of America, Washington, District of Columbia, November 01, 1996.
Henderson, J. N. "Caregiving issues, community resources and cultural diversity in primary care practice", The Twin Demons of Old Age: Dementia and Depression, Suncoast Gerontology Center and College of Medicine, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, January 01, 1996.
Henderson, J. N., (Keynote/Plenary Speaker) "Is Dementia a growing concern in ethnic communities? Dementia: Many faces, many approaches", Washington State Aging and Adult Services Administration and Federal Health Resources and Services Administration, Seattle, Washington, January 01, 1996.
Henderson, J. N. "Florida Indians: Then and now", Florida Center for Teachers 1996 Seminar, Florida Humanities Council, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1996.
Henderson, J. N. "Evaluation and diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease in the early onset patient", 4th Annual Alzheimer's Disease Workshop for Caregivers and Professionals, Gulfcoast North and Central Florida Area Health Education Centers, Mount Dora, Florida, January 01, 1996.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementing diseases in Indian country", Honoring Indian Elders, National Indian Council on Aging, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 01, 1996.
Henderson, J. N. "Forgetfulness and confusion among Elders in Indian country", Swinomish Reservation Elder Care Workshop, Lummi Council House, Washington, January 01, 1996.
Henderson, J. N. "Alzheimer's Disease: The role of the community health care representative", Oklahoma Area CHR Conference, Indian Health Service, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 01, 1996.
Henderson, J. N. "Long term care issues in Indian country", National Title VI Training and Technical Assistance Conference, Denver, Colorado, January 01, 1996.
Henderson, J. N. "Impact of the 'Age Wave' on preventing and Manacino Chronic Disease", HRS Pasco County Public Health Unit and the Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center, New Port Richey, Florida, January 01, 1996.
Henderson, J. N. "Forgetfulness and confusion among Elders in Indian country", Lummi Reservation Elder Care Workshop, Lummi Council House, Washington, January 01, 1996.
Henderson, J. N. "Forgetfulness and confusion in Indian country", The National Resource Center on Native American Aging, Mesa, Arizona, December 01, 1995.
Henderson, J. N. "Fifty years of anthropology and aging", Gerontological Society of America, Los Angeles, California, November 01, 1995.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia issues for community health representatives", The Oklahoma Area Indian Health Services Annual Conference for Community Health Representatives, Tulsa, Oklahoma, August 01, 1995.
Henderson, J. N. "Biocultural aspects of Dementia in Indian country", American Indian Elders Conference, The National Resource Center on Native American Aging, Grand Forks, North Dakota, June 01, 1995.
Henderson, J. N. "The gerontology of American Indian epidemiology", American Public Health Association, Washington, District of Columbia, November 01, 1994.
Henderson, J. N. "The gerontology of American Indian epidemiology", Society for Applied Anthropology, Cancun, Mexico. March 01, 1994.
Henderson, J. N. "Social and cultural diversity among nursing home staff: Questions of elder abuse. Old, vulnerable, and abused: Resolving a hidden tragedy", National Center on Elder Abuse, Clearwater Beach, Florida, January 01, 1994.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia in American Indian Elders", National Indian Council on Aging, Spokane, Washington, January 01, 1994.
Henderson, J. N. "Attitudes and epidemiology of aging", Allied Health Gerontology, College of Nursing, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida, January 01, 1994.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia specific care units: Practice issues", January 01, 1994.
Henderson, J. N. "Underserved and minority elderly", Allied Health Gerontology, College of Nursing, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida, January 01, 1994.
Henderson, J. N. "Multicultural interactions in Dementia care", National Alzheimer's Disease Conference, Alzheimer's Association, Chicago, Illinois, January 01, 1994.
Henderson, J. N., Kosberg, J., Garcia, J. "Mechanisms for ensuring the quality of institutional care for the elderly", XVth International Congress of Gerontology, Budapest, Hungary. July 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Chronic life: A new geriatric syndrome", Society for Applied Anthropology, San Antonio, Texas, March 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Is the geriatric syndrome of chronic life a culture bound phenomenon?", American Association for the Advancement of Science, Boston, Massachusetts, February 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Techniques of cultural assessment for health care practitioners", University of St. Louis Medical Center, Geriatric Education Center, St. Louis, Missouri, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N., (Keynote/Plenary Speaker) "Operational parameters of Dementia specific care units", Opening Ceremonies of Dementia Specific Care Units, Belle Air East Health Care Center, Clearwater, Florida, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Quality of life: The life span", Bacone Indian College, Muskogee, Oklahoma, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Culture aspects of Dementia specific care units: Clinical relevance", Dementia Specific Care Units Conference: Pieces of the Puzzle, J. Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Discovery of hidden agenda of residential care unit operations", Training for Residential Care Facility Operations, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Techniques to identify cultural factors in home care delivery", San Diego, California, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Falls and the elderly", Injury Prevention Conference, USF College of Public Health, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Low cost, high quality Dementia specific care units", American College of Health Care Administrators, Nashville, Tennessee, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Aging and American Indian health", Senior Citizens Conference, Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, Sulphur, Oklahoma, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Low cost, high quality Dementia specific care units", American College of Health Care Administrators, Nashville, Tennessee, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Techniques to identify cultural factors in home care delivery", National Association for Home Care, San Diego, California, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "The special care unit in nursing homes: Fact or fiction", St. Louis University Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Ethnocultural factors in community health interventions for Elders", National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Washington, District of Columbia, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Facing Alzheimer's Disease: Culturally relevant community interventions. The challenge of aging successfully", St. Louis University Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri, January 01, 1993.
Henderson, J. N. "Qualitative research issues in nursing home ethnography", Gerontological Society of America, Washington, District of Columbia, November 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Community intervention in Alzheimer's Disease: Ethnic minority support group development", American Public Health Association, Washington, District of Columbia, November 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Technical assistance on National Eldercare Campaign Coalitions, Administration on Aging", State Unit on Aging, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia specific care units as a treatment technology", French Foundation for Alzheimer's Research and Unicare Health Facilities, Inc., Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "The pivotal role of culture in geriatrics: Negotiation of health beliefs of patients and practitioners. Increasing years of healthy life: Quality care for the elderly", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center Conference, St. Petersburg, Florida, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Understanding Dementia: Cause and concern", Conference on Alzheimer's Disease: Recognition, Diagnosis, and Management, USF Geriatric Education Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Alzheimer's Disease and multicultural caregiving. Alzheimer's Disease: Translating caregiver research into practice and policy", Alzheimer's Disease Center of Oregon, Portland, Oregon, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Choctaw Eldercare: Preparing tribal caregivers for an Indian aging population", Mississippi Geriatric Education Center, Mississippi Board of Choctaws, Reservation Land, Mississippi, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Alzheimer's Disease and multicultural caregiving. Alzheimer's Disease: Translating caregiver research into practice and policy", Alzheimer's Disease Center of Oregon, Portland, Oregon, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Problems of aging: Managing confused behavior", Certificate Program for Administrators of Licensed Residential Care Facilities, East Central, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Assessment of health beliefs and their clinical implications. Strategies for assessment of the elderly", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center Conference, New Port Richey, Florida, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Ethnic minority elderly: Better understanding for better care. Quality of life and quality of care: The geriatric challenges", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center, Summer Geriatric Institute, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "The epidemiologic features of Alzheimer's Disease: Past, present and future. Essentials of aging: Current issues and practices", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center Conference, Brooksville, Florida, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Understanding Dementia: Cause and concern. Alzheimer's Disease: Recognition, diagnosis and management", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center and Majestic Towers Conference, South Pasadena, Florida, January 01, 1992.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia specific care units: Medicalization of Alzheimer's Disease", Hong Kong International Conference on the Elderly, Hong Kong, China. December 01, 1991.
Henderson, J. N. "Gender roles in elderly Latin women", Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, California, November 01, 1991.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia specific care units", Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, California, November 01, 1991.
Henderson, J. N. "Removing barriers for services for elderly ethnic caregivers", Oklahoma State Conference on Aging, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, March 01, 1991.
Henderson, J. N. "The need for cultural sensitivity in working with ethnic minority elderly. Ethnic minority elderly: Better understanding for better care", University of South Florida, Geriatric Education Center and St. Joseph's Hospital Department of Social Work Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1991.
Henderson, J. N. "Introducing services to ethnic minority elderly caregivers", Mental Health and Hispanics Conference, Tampa, Florida, October 01, 1990.
Henderson, J. N. "Improving service utilization among ethnic minority elderly", Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Kansas City, Missouri, April 01, 1990.
Henderson, J. N. "Ethnic competence: Skills for improving services to the ethnic minorities", January 01, 1990.
Henderson, J. N. "Intervention with the ethnic minority elderly. Essentials of aging: Current issues and practices", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center and Valencia Community College Conference, Orlando, Florida, January 01, 1990.
Henderson, J. N. "Services for ethnic minorities. Alzheimer's Disease: Improving programs and services - A technical assistance clinic", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center and National Resource Center on Alzheimer's Disease Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1990.
Henderson, J. N. "Ethnocultural themes in caregiving to Dementia patients", National Resource Center on Rural Aging, Little Rock, Arkansas, November 01, 1989.
Henderson, J. N. "Developing services for rural ethnic caregivers to Dementia patients", National Resource Center on Rural Aging, Little Rock, Arkansas, August 01, 1989.
Henderson, J. N. "Perception of gender roles in older Hispanic women", International Congress on Gerontology, Acapulco, Mexico. June 01, 1989.
Henderson, J. N. "Social network assessment techniques for older patients", Gerontological Society of Florida, Orlando, Florida, April 01, 1989.
Henderson, J. N. "Minority caregiver issues. Understanding and coping with Dementia", Suncoast Gerontology Center and University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1989.
Henderson, J. N. "Defining the team concept. Making geriatric health care teams work: Principles, problems and strategies", University or South Florida Geriatric Education Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1989.
Henderson, J. N. "Assessment of the effect of teams on quality of care. Making geriatric health care teams work: Principles, problems and strategies", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1989.
Henderson, J. N. "Advances in gerontology", James A. Haley V. A. Hospital and University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center and James A. Haley V .A. Hospital Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1989.
Henderson, J. N. "Ethical issues specific to long term care. Ethical choices along the continuum of care", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1989.
Henderson, J. N. "Occupational cultures in contact: Medical anthropology as an emergent discipline in a health science context", Society for Applied Anthropology, Tampa, Florida, April 01, 1988.
Henderson, J. N. "Patient adaptation to long term care. Essentials of aging: Current issues and practice", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1988.
Henderson, J. N. "The geriatric perspective. Essentials of aging: Current issues and practice", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1988.
Henderson, J. N. "Attitude assessment. Essentials of aging: Current issues and practice", University of South Florida Geriatric Education Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1988.
Henderson, J. N. "Minority family support groups. Understanding and coping with Dementia: Attack on Alzheimer's Disease", Suncoast Gerontology Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1987.
Henderson, J. N. "Ethnic primary caregivers to Alzheimer's patients", Gerontological Society of America, Chicago, Illinois, November 01, 1986.
Henderson, J. N. "Dementia-specific nursing home care units. Understanding and coping with Dementia: Attack on Alzheimer's Disease", Suncoast Gerontology Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1986.
Henderson, J. N. "Mental health and aging curriculum development", Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 01, 1985.
Henderson, J. N. "For nursing home personnel: What will work for you. Understanding and coping with Dementia", Suncoast Gerontology Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1985.
Henderson, J. N. "Creating culturally relevant Alzheimer's support groups for ethnic populations", Gerontological Society of America, San Antonio, Texas, November 01, 1984.
Henderson, J. N. "Community based geriatric health care: Ethnic specific dementia support groups", American Anthropological Association, Denver, Colorado, November 01, 1984.
Henderson, J. N. "Successful management approaches to nursing home care for Alzheimer's patients. Understanding and coping with Dementia", Suncoast Gerontology Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1984.
Henderson, J. N. "The physician's role in long-term care. Health care of the elderly: A challenge to medicine", Suncoast Gerontology Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1983.
Henderson, J. N. "Nurses aides and custodial workers: Their importance in the care system. Understanding and coping with Dementia", Suncoast Gerontology Center Conference, Tampa, Florida, January 01, 1982.
Henderson, J. N. "Nursing home housekeepers: Indigenous agents of psychosocial support", Society for Applied Anthropology, Edinburgh, Scotland. January 01, 1980.
Henderson, J. N. "The Mormon maze: Cosmological pathways to heaven", Florida Anthropological Society, Ocala, Florida, January 01, 1975.
Grants and Patents

Grants and Patents

Selected Grants

Award: Indigenous Cultural Understandings of Alzheimer's Diseas
Principal Investigator: Jacklin, Kristen
Sponsoring Organization: NIH NAT'L INSTITUTE ON AGING (NIA)
Award Dates: 2021 - 2026
Award: Bringing Breakthroughs in Alzheimers disease blood-tests
Principal Investigator: Mantyh, William
Sponsoring Organization: Winston & Maxine Wallin Neuro Disc Fund
Award Dates: 2021 - 2021
Award: Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Principal Investigator: Henderson, Joseph Neil
Sponsoring Organization: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
Award Dates: 2019 - 2021