Aging Experts

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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Health economics, Health policy, Health system, Vulnerable population, Medical technology, Aging , End-of-life care, Palliative care
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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Professor
Areas of expertise: Aging, Health promotion chronic illness management, Social Support, Public Health
Heather Larkin Holloway
School of Social Welfare
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Meditation interventions, Service Outcomes Action Research, Adverse childhood experiences, Restorative Integral Support, Post-Trauma Wellness, Intergenerational and lifespan perspectives, Aging
Linda Mertz
School of Social Welfare
Special Projects Coordinator and Continuing Education Director
Areas of expertise: Aging, Social work, Caregiving, Social work education, Field learning, Community partnerships
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School of Social Welfare, Latin American, Caribbean & U.S. Latino Studies
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Immigration, Latino aging community, Hispanic cultures in the U.S, Cross-cultural social work
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Department Chair, Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Epidemiology of aging, Physical activity, Cognitive function, Disability, Sedentary behavior, Individual and communities social determinants of health
Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Long-term care, Aging, Comparative effectiveness research, Sensor technology and work related injury prevention, Policy impact on dementia care, International health policy comparison