USC Davis School Faculty

Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty

 

Cleopatra Abdou, PhD 
Assistant Professor of Gerontology and Psychology

 

 

Jennifer Ailshire

Jennifer Ailshire, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Gerontology

 

 

Pinchas Cohen, M.D.
Dean, USC Davis School of Gerontology
 Executive Director, Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center
 William and Sylvia Kugel Dean’s Chair in Gerontology

 

Eileen Crimmins, Ph.D.
AARP Professor of Gerontology & University Professor

 

 

Sean Curran, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Gerontology

 

 

Kelvin Davies Ph.D., D.Sc. 
James E. Birren Chair in Gerontology
Vice Dean of the USC Davis School
(Dean of Faculty & Dean of Research)
Director of the Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center
Director of USC Free Radical Institute

 

Susan Enguidanos, PhD, MPH 
Associate Professor of Gerontology and
Associate Professor of Social Work

 

Caleb Finch, Ph.D.
ARCO & William F. Kieschnick Professor in the Neurobiology of Aging

 

 

Tara Gruenewald, Ph.D., MPH
Assistant Professor of Gerontology
Healthy Aging Lab Website
Creativity and Aging Initiative Website

 

 

Bob Knight, Ph.D.
The Merle H. Bensinger Professor of Gerontology and
Professor of Clinical Psychology

 

Changhan Lee

Changhan David Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Gerontology

 

 

Valter Longo, Ph.D.
Edna M. Jones Professor of Gerontology
Professor of Biological Sciences

 

 

Mara Mather, Ph.D.
Professor of Gerontology and Psychology

 

 

Christian Pike, Ph.D.
Professor in Gerontology
Division of Biogerontology

 

Jon Pynoos, Ph.D.
UPS Foundation Professor of Gerontology,
Policy, Planning, and Development 

 

Edward Schneider, M.D.
Dean Emeritus
Professor of Gerontology and Medicine

 

 

John Walsh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Gerontology

 

 

Kate Wilber, Ph.D.
Mary Pickford Foundation Professor of Gerontology

 

 

Elizabeth Zelinski, Ph.D.
Rita and Edward Polusky Chair in Education and Aging
Professor of Gerontology and Psychology

 

Research Professors

Todd Morgan, Ph.D.
Research Professor of Gerontology

 

 

Research Associate Professors

Jung Ki Kim, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor of Gerontology

 

 

Roseann Giarrusso, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor of Gerontology and Sociology

 

 

 

Research Assistant Professors

Donna Benton, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Gerontology

 

 

junxiang wan Junxiang Wan, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Gerontology
Director of the Aging-Research Biomarker Core, USC

 

 

Kelvin Yen.

Kelvin Yen, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Gerontology

 

 

 

Adjunct Professors

Julie K. Anderson, PhD

Julie K. Andersen, Ph.D.
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Chris Benz, MD

Chris Benz, M.D.
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Martin Brand, PhD

Martin Brand, Ph.D.
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Dale Bredesen, MD

Dale Bredesen, M.D.
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Judith Campisi, PhD

Judith Campisi, Ph.D.
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Neal Cutler, Ph.D.

 

 

Bradford W Gibson, Professor

Bradford W. Gibson, Ph.D.
Professor, Director of the Buck Institute Chemistry and Mass Spectrometry Core

 

 

David Greenberg, MD, PhD

David Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Pejmun Haghighi, PhD

Pejmun Haghighi, Ph.D.
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Heinrich Jasper, PhD

Heinrich Jasper, Ph.D.
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Pankaj Kapahi, PhD

Pankaj Kapahi, Ph.D
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Brian K. Kennedy PhD

Brian K. Kennedy, Ph.D.
Buck Institute CEO and Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Gordon Lithgow, PhD

Gordon Lithgow, Ph.D.
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Simon Melov, PhD

Simon Melov, Ph.D.
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

David G. Nicholls, Ph.D

David G. Nicholls, Ph.D.
Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Fernando Torres-Gil, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Adjunct Associate Professors

Rachel Brem, PhD

Rachel Brem, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Joanna Davies, M.D.

 

 

Lisa Ellerby, PhD

Lisa Ellerby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Janet Frank

Janet C. Frank, DrPH
Adjunct Associate Professor

 

 

Jennifer Garrison, PhD

Jennifer Garrison, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Robert Hughes, PhD

Robert Hughes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Dr. Deepak A. Lamba, M.B.B.S

Deepak A. Lamba, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Victoria Lunyak, PhD

Victoria Lunyak, Ph.D
Associate Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Arvind Ramanathan, Ph.DArvind Ramanathan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Sean D Mooney, Ph.D

Sean D. Mooney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

Monika White, Ph.D.

 

 

Xianmin Zeng, PhD

Xianmin Zeng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 

 

 

Adjunct Research Assistant Professors

 

 

Hiroshi Ueda Ph.D.

 

 

 

Adjunct Clinical Professor

Robert M. Tager, M.D.

 

 

 

 

Clinical Associate Professors

Raquel D. Arias, M.D.

 

 

 

 

Instructional Assistant Professor

Aaron Hagedorn , Ph.D

 

 

CKreutzerCary Kreutzer, EdD MPH, RD
Clinical Professor of Gerontology, USC Keck School of Medicine

 

 

George Shannon, Ph.D.

 

 

Freddi Segal-Gidan, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Lecturers

Greg Bearce, MBA, MAG

 

 

Cheryl Portrait Cheryl M. Svensson, MSG, Ph.D.

 

 

Sally Ramirez, RN, MBA

 

 

 

 

Visiting Scholars

Guoxin Tao, Ph.D.

 

 

jinkook leeJinkook Lee, Ph.D.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joint Appointees

Architecture

Victor Regnier, M.Arch.

 

 

 

Biological Sciences

John Tower, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Clinical Pharmacy

Bradley R. Williams, Pharm.D.

 

 

 

Dentistry

Roseann Mulligan, D.D.S.

 

 

 

Economics

John Strauss

John Strauss, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics

 

 

 

Emeriti Center

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Janette C. Brown, EdD

 

 

Keck School of Medicine

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Diana Homeier, M.D.

 

 

 

 

Occupational Therapy

Natalie Leland, Ph.D., OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA

 

 

 

 

Law, Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences

Martin Levine, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Literature

Marlene Wagner, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Pharmacy

Jeffrey McCombs, Ph.D.

 

 

Mike Nichol, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Policy, Planning, and Development

Robert C. Myrtle, D.P.A.

 

 

 

Psychiatry and Neurology

Lon Schneider, M.D.

 

 

 

Psychology

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Gerald C. Davison, Ph.D.

 

 

Margaret Gatz, Ph.D.

 

 

John J. McArdle, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Social Work

Maria Aranda, Ph.D.

 

 

 Michàlle Mor-Barak, D.S.W.

 

 

Ana Marie Yamada, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Emeritus

Vern Bengtson, Ph.D.

 

 

James E. Birren, Ph.D

 

Phoebe Liebig, Ph.D.