As a female rock star, Brett Anderson fought stereotypes and pushed boundaries. With a master’s in gerontology, she hopes to do the same with aging and addiction.
Archive: September 2021
Jennifer Nykyforchyn isn’t ready to retire. She’s using her tech experience and USC training to fashion a second career in gerontology, where age is an asset.
Carly Roman PhD '21 wants to combine research and practice to ensure that older adults have opportunities to feel valued and stay socially connected.
Health care and support services fail to accommodate needs of many older LGBTQ+ individuals, says PhD in Gerontology candidate Meki Singleton.
Astoria Ho '21 wants to merge her interests in aging and technology to positively transform the lives of older adults and their families.
“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.
Giovanna Manson-Hing, a member of the USC Master of Arts in Gerontology class of 2021, shares her experiences and future plans to promote brain health and support caregivers.
Ryan Doyloo, a senior graduating from the Human Development and Aging program, shares his experience as an undergraduate student and president of the Student Gerontology Association.
Ariana Chen, a senior graduating from the Human Development and Aging program, shares her experience as an undergraduate student and intern at NCEA.
Luly Bustamante, a senior studying Human Development and Aging at the USC Leonard Davis School, hopes to spread awareness of the importance of gerontology.