Aging Experts

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School of Public Health, 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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School of Public Health, Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Interim Dean, 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
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School of Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Latin American, Caribbean & U.S. Latino Studies
Department Chair, Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Epidemiology of aging, Physical activity, Cognitive function, Disability, Sedentary behavior, Individual and communities social determinants of health
School of Public 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