Agus Surachman, PhD

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Ctr for Health & Community
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address675 18th Street
San Francisco CA 94107
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    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PAPhD06/2021Human Development and Family Studies
    Purdue University Northwest, Hammond, INMS02/2016Human Development and Family Studies
    Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, IndonesiaBS12/2011Family and Consumer Sciences
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    American Psychosomatic Society2022Young Investigator Colloquium
    The Pennsylvania State University2020  - 2021Joseph and Jean Britton Graduate Endowment Fellowship
    The Pennsylvania State University2018  - 2020Pre-doctoral Fellow, Pathways T32 Training Program
    Gerontological Society of America and Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education 2019James McKenney Student Travel Award

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    I am a developmental and health disparities scholar interested in understanding the roles of social, psychological, and biological factors associated with health disparities. My research program examines how social factors create disparities in health through complex biopsychosocial mechanisms. I am especially interested in the intersectionality between life course socioeconomic status (SES) and race as critical social factors that differentiate access to gain and accumulate resources that promote health and avoid diseases. In addition, my research examines the impact of social stratifications on psychological factors implicated in health disparities through the lens of the daily stress process. Daily stressors are minor day-to-day challenges associated with immediate psychological and physiological impacts. Poor psychological and physiological response to daily stressor exposure is a robust predictor for long-term major health problems. One major pathway that links the daily stress process to disease is accelerated aging, an important biological marker for multiple chronic diseases for which there are known SES and racial disparities. In my works, I examine accelerated aging through multiple physiological pathways, including gene expression and epigenetic modification, inflammation, metabolic syndrome, and disease-specific pathways (i.e., accelerated renal aging).

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    1. Association of subjective social status with epigenetic aging among Black and White women. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2022 Mar 25; 141:105748. Hamlat EJ, Adler NE, Laraia B, Surachman A, Lu AT, Zhang J, Horvath S, Epel ES. PMID: 35397259.
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    2. Daily Stressor Exposure and Daily Well-Being Among Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Adults in the United States: Results from the National Study of Daily Experiences (NSDE). Ann Behav Med. 2021 Sep 18. Wardecker BM, Surachman A, Matsick JL, Almeida DM. PMID: 34536005.
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    3. Life course pathways from parental education to age-related decrements in kidney function among Black and white American adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2021 09; 131:105291. Surachman A, Santos AR, Daw JK, Alexander L, Almeida DM, Coe CL. PMID: 34091404; PMCID: PMC8405562.
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    4. The long shadow of childhood trauma for depression in midlife: examining daily psychological stress processes as a persistent risk pathway. Psychol Med. 2021 Mar 26; 1-10. Mayer SE, Surachman A, Prather AA, Puterman E, Delucchi KL, Irwin MR, Danese A, Almeida DM, Epel ES. PMID: 33766171; PMCID: PMC8647837.
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    5. Socioeconomic status trajectories across the life course, daily discrimination, and inflammation among Black and white adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2021 05; 127:105193. Surachman A, Jenkins AIC, Santos AR, Almeida DM. PMID: 33740588; PMCID: PMC8068639.
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    6. Childhood socioeconomic status, comorbidity of chronic kidney disease risk factors, and kidney function among adults in the midlife in the United States (MIDUS) study. BMC Nephrol. 2020 05 19; 21(1):188. Surachman A, Daw J, Bray BC, Alexander LM, Coe CL, Almeida DM. PMID: 32429854; PMCID: PMC7236129.
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    7. Greater Daily Psychosocial Stress Exposure is Associated With Increased Norepinephrine-Induced Vasoconstriction in Young Adults. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 05 05; 9(9):e015697. Greaney JL, Surachman A, Saunders EFH, Alexander LM, Almeida DM. PMID: 32340506; PMCID: PMC7428556.
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    8. Association Between Socioeconomic Status Mobility and Inflammation Markers Among White and Black Adults in the United States: A Latent Class Analysis. Psychosom Med. 2020 Feb/Mar; 82(2):224-233. Surachman A, Rice C, Bray B, Gruenewald T, Almeida D. PMID: 31592888; PMCID: PMC7007866.
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    9. Life Course Socioeconomic Status, Daily Stressors, and Daily Well-Being: Examining Chain of Risk Models. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2019 01 01; 74(1):126-135. Surachman A, Wardecker B, Chow SM, Almeida D. PMID: 29669043; PMCID: PMC6294233.
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    10. Mothers' Selection of Future Primary Caregivers in Rural West Java, Indonesia. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2018 Sep; 33(3):247-263. Surachman A, Edwards AB, Sweeney KA, Cherry RL. PMID: 30083893.
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    11. Parental Investment and Poverty Dynamics in West Java, Indonesia. Journal of Family and Economic Issues. 2015; 3(36):340-352. Agus Surachman And Hartoyo. View Publication.
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