USC Davis Program Teaches Contractors How to Make Homes Safer for Older Adults A new partnership between the USC Davis School, The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence, and Crawford Contractor Connection educates contractors on how to assess the homes of older adults for risks and help homeowners age in place. [Continue Reading...]
Congratulations to the Class of 2015! The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology celebrated the graduation of the largest class in the school’s history on May 15.
USC Davis Ph.D. Alumna Among Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business” Katy Fike, Ph.D. ’09, is lauded for her work as co-founder of Aging 2.0, a network of innovators using technology to improve the lives of older adults. [Continue Reading...]
USC Davis Commencement 2015: Stephen Zimmerman and Lauren Zimmerman Cook Siblings, business partners, and classmates: USC Davis Master of Arts in Gerontology graduates Stephen Zimmerman and Lauren Zimmerman Cook make furthering their gerontology knowledge a family affair. [Continue Reading...]
USC Davis Commencement 2015: Alexander Woodman 2015 USC Davis Master of Science in Gerontology graduate Alexander Woodman says his experiences at the Davis School have prepared him to be a leader in international public health and be an advocate for vulnerable people at every stage of life. [Continue Reading...]
USC Davis School PhD Grad Leads New Grant for Parkinson’s Caregivers The Cal State LA Applied Gerontology Institute, directed by Davis School PhD alumna Valentine Villa, has been awarded $55,000 from the California Community Foundation for a training program for family caregivers of those with Parkinson’s disease and related brain disorders. [Continue Reading...]
Retired USC Davis Associate Professor Recognized for a Lifetime of Academic Contributions USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Associate Professor Emerita Phoebe Liebig received one of four Faculty Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2015 University of Southern California Academic Honors Convocation at Town and Gown on April 15. [Continue Reading...]