The American Society on Aging, in collaboration with the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, offers several online courses, including "Fundamentals of Gerontology" and "Managing Health and Chronic Conditions in Older Adults." The next sessions begin June 12, 2017.
The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology celebrated the graduation of the largest class in the school’s history on May 15.
More than 150 friends and supporters of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology participated in the 18th annual Rod Dedeaux Swing for Healthy Aging Golf Classic on September 22, 2014 at the Virginia Country Club in Long Beach, Calif. The event honored Keith Renken, former chairman of the golf
Sorry Los Angeles—you lost to Provo-Orem, Utah (#1), Des Moines, IA (#6) and Toledo, Ohio (#8). In the first-ever “Best Cities for Successful Aging” ranking report, the City of Angels finished a less-than-heavenly #30. Compiled by the Milken Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, the
At first, USC’s large, interdisciplinary series of studies into air pollution and brain health seemed outside the wheelhouse of USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology postdoc Jennifer Ailshire, a sociologist and demographer. After leading researcher Caleb E. Finch tapped her to contribute to the massive
Pinchas Cohen, dean of the USC Leonard Davis School, announced this week that longtime researcher Christian Pike, PhD, was promoted from associate to full professor. A biogerontologist with a joint appointment in neuroscience, Pike focuses his research on Alzheimer’s disease, specifically the role sex steroid
End-of-life pain is poorly managed across the board, but why, even with palliative care efforts, do minorities suffer disproportionately? Tackling what he calls the first study to investigate pain experiences among Whites, Blacks and Latinos following inpatient palliative care (IPC) consults, USC Leonard Davis School
Singing bacteria—a veritable Menudo made up of microorganisms—was the latest synthetic biology brainchild of USC’s International Genetically Engineered Machine competition (iGEM) team. Advised by the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology assistant professor Sean Curran and grad student Percy Genyk, the team consisted of USC