With the help of the Leonard Davis School, 96-year-old World War II veteran Alfonso Gonzales returns to campus to become the oldest-ever graduate of USC.
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Gerson Galdamez, who graduates from the Human Development and Aging program this spring and will pursue a PhD in Gerontology, wants to make a difference by researching how to defend older adults against abuse.
“Fundamentals of Gerontology” course provides team of busy professionals with valuable evidence-based information on aging, says LA Dept. of Aging General Manager and USC Davis alumna Laura Trejo. Next online classes start April 4!
A beloved grandmother was a big reason why she decided to study aging, says Shivanti Kariyawasam MSG '16.
The loyal Trojan alumna and friend of the USC Davis School passed away on February 2, 2016 at the age of 103.
Professor Emeritus James E. “Jim” Birren, the founding dean of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and an aging research pioneer considered by many to be the father of modern gerontology, passed away on January 15, 2016 at the age of 97.
The course, which will start in May and be taught by USC psychology of aging expert Mara Mather, is the first of a set of programs created by the Davis School and IDC Herzliya.
PhD in Gerontology student Jeanine Yonashiro-Cho honored by the Gerontological Society of America for her presentation on forensic characteristics of intentional injuries in older adults.
USC PhD in Gerontology student Catherine Pérez wins two prestigious poster awards for her study of health disparities and the “Hispanic Paradox.”