USC faculty, students, staff, and experts in gerontology, technology, and entrepreneurship gathered on September 8 for the inaugural Aging is Now | Aging is the Future: Entrepreneurship Symposium, jointly hosted by Marshall and Leonard Davis.
Groundbreaking entrepreneurship event brings together experts from throughout USC to discuss meeting the emerging needs of an aging population.
Dr. Kerry Burnight says a degree in gerontology can apply to any career because aging is living. Learn how her doctorate from the USC Leonard Davis School led to a variety of rewarding positions in academic, non-profit and technology sectors.
Katy Fike MSG ’06, PhD ’09, says her time at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology was transformative: “It just opened my eyes, page after page, class after class. I felt there was so much I wanted to know, so I decided to stay for the PhD.”
While there are many programs to manage pain, many seriously ill patients find that their pain is frequently unrecognized and untreated. While palliative care efforts are documented as an effective intervention, they function best when the caregiver or clinician is attuned as possible to the patient’s varying state. Obviously, this…