Jul 242012
 
Rising Researcher

The effects of neighborhood environment and social relationships on health and longevity fascinate Jennifer Ailshire, Ph.D. As a sociologist and social demographer at the USC Davis School of Gerontology/Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center, she is involved in several major studies analyzing these effects on human wellbeing across the lifespan. Appearing in Journal of Health and [Continue Reading...]

Jul 162012
 
Welcome!

Pinchas Cohen, a prominent researcher and leader in the field of gerontology, begins his tenure as dean of the USC Davis School of Gerontology, effective July 16. He will also become the holder of the William and Sylvia Kugel Dean’s Chair in Gerontology as well as executive director of the Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center. [Continue Reading...]

Jul 132012
 
Her Honor

A researcher whose work and influence can be felt on a global scale, the USC Davis School of Gerontology’s Eileen Crimmins, Ph.D., was named the winner of the 2012 Robert W. Kleemeier Award, one of the most prestigious given by The Gerontological Society of America (GSA). Named for an influential former president of GSA, the [Continue Reading...]

Jul 122012
 
Home Safe

Every year, safe, affordable housing options for older adults become more crucial. In recognition of his esteemed career serving the housing needs of the world’s aging population, the USC Davis School of Gerontology’s Jon Pynoos, Ph.D., was honored with the Janet L. Witkin Humanitarian Award from Affordable Living for the Aging (ALA). “I am very [Continue Reading...]