Ph.D., Sociology, State University of New York, Buffalo
Dr. Pienta has research interests in demography of aging and she studies retirement and health in later life. Her current research focuses on determinants of couples’ retirement behavior and uncovering social processes underlying health disparities among African Americans.
Mannheimer, Sara, Amy M. Pienta, Dessislava Kirilova, Colin Elman, and Amber Wutich. Forthcoming. "Qualitative Data Sharing: Data Repositories and Academic Libraries as Key Partners in Addressing Challenges." American Behavioral Scientist. DOI. Abstract.
Pienta, Amy M., Dharma Raell Akmon, Justin Ryan Noble, Lynette Hoelter, and Susan Jekielek. 2018. "A Data-Driven Approach to Appraisal and Selection at a Domain Data Repository." International Journal of Digital Curation, 2017(12): 2. Abstract.
Liew, Sook-Lei, Amy M. Pienta, Alison Stroud, Julia M. Anglin, Nick W. Banks, Matt Sondag, Kaori L. Ito, Hosung Kim, et al. 2018. "A large, open source dataset of stroke anatomical brain images and manual lesion segmentations." Scientific Data, 5. DOI. Abstract.
Pienta, Amy M., R. Tkatch, N. Artinian, J. Abrams, J. Mahn, M. Franks, S. Keteyian, B. Franklin, an, et al. 2011. "Social network and health outcomes among African American cardiac rehabilitation patients." Heart and Lung, 40(3): 193-200. PMCID: PMC2972356. DOI. Abstract.