Faculty

Donna Benton, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Gerontology
Director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center (FCSC)

Overview

Donna Benton, PhD, is a Research Associate Professor of Gerontology at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. She received her graduate training in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology and was a Gero-psychological postdoctoral fellow at USC/Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center. Benton is the Director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center (FCSC) and the Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center (LACRC). She has over 30 years of experience in working with families and the community, to help improve services and support to persons with dementia. She has served as a commissioner on the California Commission on Aging (CCOA) and served as chair of the legislative sub-committee for many years. Her publications focus on research in elder abuse and minority caregiving.

Connect:

Email: benton@usc.edu

Office Phone: (213) 740‑5904