Apr 252013
What’s Hot? Aging Research!

Trojans of all scientific stripes shone at the USC Davis School of Gerontology’s fourth annual interdisciplinary symposium, “What’s Hot in Aging Research at USC.” Organized by USC Davis assistant professor Sean Curran and associate dean Maria Henke, the conference was held on Monday, April 22 under the subtitle “Integrated Approaches to the Study of Aging.” [Continue Reading...]

Apr 232013
Recovery for Liza

Dual degree USC Davis School of Gerontology alum Liza Cherney (’06, BSG; ’07 MSG) sustained major injuries at the 2013 Boston Marathon. After undergoing a number of surgeries, Liza is now recovering at home but needs our help and support. Liza has always proven herself a devoted, philanthropic Trojan—please join us in returning the favor. [Continue Reading...]

Apr 232013
Hear We Are

According to the World Health Organization, more than 360 million people around the world have disabling hearing loss, which includes one-third of all people over 65 years old and one-half of those older than 75. To draw attention to this crucial area, the USC Emeriti Center, House Research Institute and USC Disability Services and Programs [Continue Reading...]

Apr 152013
Gerontology Today; Gerontology Tomorrow

The 33rd annual meeting of the California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics (CCGG) proved a time for paying tribute to the past while looking towards the future. Held at USC’s Davidson Conference Center on Friday, April 12, the meeting’s theme was “Aligning Workforce Development with Behavioral Health Care Needs of Older Californians.” “It is so [Continue Reading...]

Apr 042013
First-Rate Researchers

USC Davis School of Gerontology doctoral students Patrick Beck and Morgan Levine made a strong showing at USC’s Fifth Annual Graduate Research Symposium. Beck won first place in the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities category while Levine took third in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) category. Beck presented research aimed at helping older [Continue Reading...]