Dylan Jester

Dylan Jester

Research Interests

The interrelationships amongst psychiatric disorders, cognitive aging, and pharmacological treatments in older adults; geriatric pharmacoepidemiology; neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.


PhD, Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Present

MPH, Epidemiology & Pharmacoepidemiology, University of South Florida, Present

BS, Psychology, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, 2017


Jester, D. J., Hyer, K., Guerra, L., Robinson, B. E., & Andel, R. (in press). Beliefs regarding geriatrics primary care topics among medical students and internal medicine residents.Gerontology & Geriatrics Education. DOI: 10.1080/02701960.2019.1661841.

Jester, D. J., Lee, S., Molinari, V., & Volicer, L. (in press). Cognitive deficits in Parkinson’s disease with excessive daytime sleepiness: A systematic review. Aging & Mental Health. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2019.1660852.

Michael, M., Wilson, C., Jester, D. J., Andel, R., D’Aoust, R., Badana, A. N. S., & Hyer, K. (2019). Application of curriculum mapping concepts to integrate multidisciplinary competencies in the care of older adults in graduate nurse practitioner curricula. Journal of Professional Nursing, 35(3), 228-239. DOI: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2019.01.007.

Jester, D. J., Rozek, E. K., & McKelley, R. A. (2019). Heart rate variability biofeedback: Implications for cognitive and psychiatric effects in older adults. Aging & Mental Health, 23(5), 574-580. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2018.1432031.

Hyer, K., Jester, D. J., Badana, A. N. S., D’Aoust, R., Robinson, B. E., Guerra, L., Michael, M., Molinari, V., Schwartz, A., Schocken, D., Wills, T., Wilson, C., & Andel, R. (2019). Medical faculty beliefs: Self-rated importance and confidence in teaching geriatrics primary care. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 67(3), 576-580. DOI: 10.1111/jgs.15759.

Koball, A. M., Jester, D. J., Pruit, M. A., Cripe, R. V., Henschied, J. J., & Domoff, S. E. (2018). Content and accuracy of nutrition-related posts in bariatric surgery Facebook support groups. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 14(12), 1897-1902. DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2018.08.017.

Jester, D. J., Hyer, K., Molinari, V., Andel, R., & Rozek, E. (2018). Age-dependent determinants of antipsychotic use among newly admitted residents of skilled nursing facilities: A population-based study.International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 33(10), 1370-1382. DOI: 10.1002/gps.4934.

Koball, A. M., Jester, D. J., Domoff, S. E., Kallies, K. J., Grothe, K. B., & Kothari, S. N. (2017). Examination of bariatric surgery Facebook support groups: A content analysis. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 13(8), 1369-1375. DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2017. 04.025.


Fall 2019 - Physical Changes & Aging (GEY 3601)

Summer 2019 - Ethical and Legal Issues in Aging (GEY 4647)

Spring 2019 - Physical Changes & Aging (GEY 3601)

Fall 2018 - Physical Changes & Aging (GEY 3601)



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