Sheria G. Robinson-Lane PhD, RN is a post-doctoral fellow in
the Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program in Community
Living and Participation at the University of Michigan’s School of Medicine. Prior
to joining the University of Michigan, Dr. Robinson-Lane was a pre-doctoral
trainee at the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University where she
completed a PhD in Nursing and a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology. Dr.
Robinson-Lane is interested in using mixed methods to study the adaptive coping
strategies used by older adults and their caregivers to manage pain and
disability. Her current work is focused on evaluating the effects of obesity on
coping, pain, and function, within an older adult population.