Dec 142012
USC Davis School Students Shine in Older Adult-Friendly App Competition

Helping seniors harness the social media revolution for their increased health and happiness is a major component in USC Davis School of Gerontology dean Pinchas Cohen’s plans for the future of the institution. Dubbing this phenomenon “Digital Aging,” he held a competition for USC Davis School students and staff to help design the best possible [Continue Reading...]

Dec 132012
Alumni Update: Maribeth Bersani

Maribeth Bersani earned her master of science in gerontology in 1978 from the USC Davis School. Today, she’s the Senior Vice President of Public Policy for the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) in Alexandria, Virginia. USC DAVIS: Hi Maribeth. Could you describe the work of ALFA? MARIBETH BERSANI: The Assisted Living Federation of America [Continue Reading...]

Dec 072012
Richardson wins Kesten Memorial Lecture Award

The USC Davis School of Gerontology welcomed Arlan Richardson as the 36th recipient of the Kesten Memorial Lecture award. Established in 1973 to honor the grandparents of Alan Davis, son of School founder Leonard Davis, the Kesten Memorial Lectureship provides prominent scholars in the field of aging the opportunity to discuss their research as well as to meet [Continue Reading...]