Comprised of some of the world’s most talented minds in gerontology, the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology faculty is a group of intensely talented and passionate researchers and educators. Our faculty members include both the visionaries who pioneered modern aging study and the up-and-coming investigators who take gerontology research and service in exciting new directions.

Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty
  • Kelvin J. A. Davies, PhD, DSc, FRSC, FRCP

    James E. Birren Chair in Gerontology;
    Vice Dean, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology (Dean of Faculty & Dean of Research);
    Director, Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center;
    Director, USC-Buck Biology of Aging PhD Program;
    Professor of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry