Kris Brannon wants to level the playing field in long-term care in Black communities. Her experience in women’s tackle football is going to help her do that.
The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for international collaboration and effective solutions for challenges posed by aging populations.
A video series produced by the Enguídanos Lab offers structured accounts of how a range of individuals have benefited from palliative care.
Professor Paul Nash recently joined our Lessons in Lifespan Health podcast to talk about intersectionality, LGBTQ+ issues and the health impacts of ageism.
Health care and support services fail to accommodate needs of many older LGBTQ+ individuals, says PhD in Gerontology candidate Meki Singleton.
Reggie Tucker-Seeley is joined by his colleague, Jhumpka Gupta, an associate professor at George Mason University, on the USC Lessons in Lifespan Health podcast. The two discuss issues of racism and hate and the implications for health across the life course.
Given the increasing diversity of our aging society, it is imperative that we begin to address the aging and health needs of older sexual and gender minority (SGM) adults of color, say PhD student Mekiayla Singleton, Catherine García PhD '20 and Lauren Brown PhD '18.
In solidarity with colleagues calling for change, and in support of this global movement, on Wednesday, June 10, the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology will participate in the #ShutDownStem #ShutDownAcademia strike.
We invite you to read Dean Pinchas Cohen's June 1 message to the USC Leonard Davis School community.
Catherine Pérez Garcia PhD ’20, a first-generation college student, will continue her research on health disparities in minority populations as assistant professor of sociology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.