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Jeremy Yorgason

Associate Director
School of Family Life, Family Life

2079 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Jeremy B. Yorgason is a Professor in the School of Family Life, and Director of the Gerontology Program at Brigham Young University. He received his PhD from Virginia Tech in marriage and family therapy. He also completed a graduate gerontology certificate at Kansas State University, and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Gerontology Center of Penn State University, with an emphasis in mental health and aging. His research interests are in the area of later life family relationships, with a specific focus on health and marriage. His current research efforts focus on later life couple relationships in context of the effects of daily health stressors, managing multiple chronic illnesses, and on grandparent/grandchild relationships. He is the lead PI for the Couple Relationships and Transitions Experiences study (CREATE), which explores how recently married couples manage minor and major life transitions. Dr. Yorgason has recently begun to study young couple relationships managing type 1 diabetes.

Research Interests

How couples manage illness, family relationships in later life, and grandparent/grandchild relationships

Teaching Interests

Adult development and aging, family adaptation and resilience, family relationships across the life course, and structural equation modeling

Memberships

  • American Diabetes Association (2018 - Present)
  • Gerontological Society of America (2002 - Present)
  • National Council on Family Relations (2002 - Present)
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (1998 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Officer, National Council on Family Relations (2020 - Present)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Family Relations (2013 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Chair, National Council on Family Relations (2015 - 2016)

Courses Taught

Publications

Ashley Larsen Gibby Logan Pettit E. Jeffrey Hill Jeremy Yorgason Erin Kramer Holmes Jeremy B Yorgason Heejeong Choi Shevaun Neupert Kelly Cichy Melanie S Hill Jeremy B Yorgason Melanie Hill Mallory Millett Jeremy B Yorgason Melanie S Hill Jeremy B Yorgason Dikla Segel-Karpas Brandan Wheeler Malig Jerevie Smith Jamie Jeremy B Yorgason Jonathan G Sandberg Lawrence Fisher R Weinstock D Hessler Paula Trief Jeremy B Yorgason Thomas William Draper Haley Bronson Makayla Nielson Kate Babcock Karolina Jones Melanie S. Hill Myranda Howard Jeremy B Yorgason Wesley B. Godfrey Vaughn R A Call Lance David Erickson Kathryn B. Gustafson Ariana H. Bond Jeremy B Yorgason Tyler Anderson Edward Jeffrey Hill Jeremy B Yorgason Jeremy B Yorgason Heejeong Choi Jeremy B Yorgason Jeremy B Yorgason Susanne Olsen Roper Jonathan G Sandberg Cynthia Berg Jeremy B Yorgason Laura Padilla Walker Jami Jackson Jeffrey Dew Jeremy B Yorgason Jeremy B Yorgason Susanne Olsen Roper Kristen Crane Rebekah Byron Brandan Wheeler Leslie Carpenter Jonathan G Sandberg Dawn Higley Susanne Olsen Roper Jeremy B Yorgason Jeremy B Yorgason Alan Booth David Johnson

Presentations

Thomas W Draper Jeremy B Yorgason
J K Easler Susanne Olsen Roper Jeremy B Yorgason James M Harper Tina Marie Taylor
Jamie K. Easler Susanne Olsen Roper Jeremy B. Yorgason James M Harper Tina T Dyches
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Jeremy B Yorgason
Bryce Jorgensen Jay Mancini Randal D Day Randal D Day Jeremy B Yorgason