City officials, professors and seniors address housing, transportation, engagement and other issues that affect the quality of life for older adults.
USC Davis School Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving coauthors a column on why employers need to look beyond negative stereotypes regarding older employees and utilize older workers’ talents.
USC PhD in Gerontology student Catherine Pérez wins two prestigious poster awards for her study of health disparities and the “Hispanic Paradox.”
Stark disparities by race and ethnicity exist, where older racial minorities bear a disproportionate disease burden and have a higher risk for death.
A study by USC Davis School Assistant Professor Cleopatra Abdou and LMU Associate Professor Adam Fingerhut suggests that the persistent health disparities between different races may partially result from anxiety regarding negative racial stereotypes while receiving healthcare. It was recently published in the “American Psychological Association journal Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.”
Alexander Woodman, a student in the Master of Science in Gerontology program was recently awarded an Academic Support Peer Achievement Award for significant contributions advising and tutoring students who craved the opportunity to transfer to USC from other colleges and universities around the world. As a former Bruin who has…
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 project, however, she found…