Center for Gerontology

Faculty/Staff

University Faculty Affiliates

Center for Gerontology

Department Name Research Area
Center for Gerontology Nancy Brossoie, Ph.D. Vulnerable populations and communities; community programming
Gerontology Center Karen A. Roberto, Ph.D. Chronic Illness; Older Women; Health Care Decision Making; Family Gerontology; Elder Abuse
Gerontology Center Jyoti "Tina" Savla, Ph.D. Intergenerational Relationships and Family Caregiving Everyday Life Stressors and its Effects on Physical and Psychological Health and Well-Being Pain Management Using Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Gerontology Center Laura P. Sands, Ph.D. Risks and health consequences of functional limitations amoung older adults; Healthcare outcomes among older adults who do not receive sufficient healthcare; How resilience influences healthcare utilization among older adults exposed to a disaster; Risks for poor outcomes among older surgical patients
Gerontology Center Pamela Teaster, Ph.D. Elder abuse; Ethics and aging; Health care decision making; Public guardianship; Public policy and aging