Health care and support services fail to accommodate needs of many older LGBTQ+ individuals, says PhD in Gerontology candidate Meki Singleton.
Category: Student Profile
“Now, I feel like I’m on the right direction,” student Shauna Davis says of the online Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity program.
Luly Bustamante, a senior studying Human Development and Aging at the USC Leonard Davis School, hopes to spread awareness of the importance of gerontology.
Alicia Miller plans on working with women and children in underrepresented and underserved communities after completing her Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity.
The high-achieving sisters, both USC Presidential Scholars, eye careers in medicine while studying at USC Leonard Davis and USC Dornsife.
With a rapidly aging population in need of support, "professionals who can develop sound solutions and policies will be critical and in demand," says Sahar Edalati MS '13, associate executive director for The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights in New York.
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.
Sarah Lamontagne knew she wanted to continue her education in gerontology, but she needed to find an online program to fit her busy schedule.
Thai Nguyen chose the convenient and comprehensive online Master of Arts program at USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology to learn the latest in aging research, techniques and methods to enhance his work with older adults and veterans.
Corinne Jones went back to school as a nontraditional student for a Master of Arts in Gerontology. Learn how an education at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology prepared her for a thriving career with the state of California.