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UM School of Medicine

Addison, Odessa, DPT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: mobility, balance, muscle, exercise, intramuscular fat

Adebamowo, Clement, BM, ChB, ScD
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: cancer, genomics and nutrition epidemiology, NCD research, research ethics

Albrecht, Jennifer, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: geriatric trauma, brain injury, neuropsychology, Medicare claims

Alon, Gad, PT, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: functional electrical stimulation, neuromodulation, stroke, locomotion training, peripheral vascular disease

Ament, Seth, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: brain, neurodegeneration, psychiatry, genomics, bioinformatics

Badjatia, Neeraj, MD, MSc
Professor
Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery adn Anesthesiology
Keywords: stroke, TBI, nutrition, inflammation, cognitive recovery

Bannister, Roger, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Keywords: ion channels, calcium-signaling, excitation-contraction coupling, membrane excitability, molecular physiology of aging

Barton, Joseph, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: balance, balance disorders, automatic control, internal model, biomechanics

Baskakov, Ilia, PhD
Professor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Keywords: prions, prion disease, neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation, glia

Beamer, Brock, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: balance, function, fitness, strength, falls

Biernot, Julia, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: diagnostic errors, Alzheimer's disease, early onset dementia

Birukov, Konstantin, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: injury in aging lungs, lung endothelial permeability and inflammation, phospholipidomics, epigenetics, animal models of aging

Bloch, Robert, PhD
Professor
Departmtent of Physiology
Keywords: muscular distrophy, akyrin, obscurin, SERCA, intermediate filaments

Blumenthal, Jacob, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: dementia, cardiovascular disease, function

Booth, Jayaum, MS, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Pediatrics
Keywords: mucosal immunity, enteric pathogens, vaccine development, aging, tissue-resident memory T cells

Braun, Robynne, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: stroke, upper extremity, motor recovery, neurorehabilitation, neuroplasticity

Brotman, Rebecca, PhD, MPH

Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: vaginal microbiome, vaginal atrophy, genitourinary syndrome of menopause, UTI

Brown, Jessica, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: sleep, health behaviors, survey, psychology/social science, education

Buchanan, Laura, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Keywords: geriatrics, trauma, surgery, education

Chang, Yen-Pei Christy, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: genetics, moledular biology, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, chronic pain syndrome

Chen, Wilbur, MD, MS
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: immunesenescence, influenza, vaccines, immunity, adjuvants

Cole, John, MD
Associate Professor 
Department of Neurology
Keywords: cerebrovascular disease, stroke, genetics, epidemiology, stroke risk factors, stroke treatment

Susan Conroy, PT, DSc PT
Adjunct Instructor of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Health Scientist at the Baltimore VA Medical Center
Keywords: telerehabilitation, robotics, geriatrics, balance, neurmotor rehabilitation (stroke & MS)

Conroy, Vincent, PT, DSc PT
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: functional electrical stimulation, orthopedic PT interventions, exercise, anatomical variation, balance/gait

Damcott, Coleen, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, genetics, genomics, biobanking, personalized medicine, precision medicine

Davis, Derik, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: shoulder dysfunction, upper extremity disability, skeletal muscle quality, sarcopenia, muscoskeletal trauma

Desikan, Sarasijhaa, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Keywords: asymptomatic carotid stenosis, cognition, mobility, cerebral hypoperfusion, inflammation, microbiome

Faden, Alan, MD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: TBI, SCI, brain-gut, brain immune, cognition

Falvey, Jason, DPT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: disability, neighborhoods, epidemiology, health services research, community-engaged research

Fink, Jeffrey, MD, MS
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: chronic kidney disease, clinical epidemiology, patient safety

Fisher, Steven, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: blood pressure, smooth muscle, gene editing, myosin phosphatase

Frost, Douglas, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Keywords: aging, development, behavior-cognition, neural structure & function, cellular & molecular mechanism

Gambert, Steven, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: trauma, frailty, thyroid function, geriatrics, education

Ghneim, Mira, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Keywords: geriatric trauma, rehabilitation, improving outcomes

Goldberg, Andrew, MD
Professor Emeritus
Department of Medicine
Keywords: aging, exercise, nutrition, metabolism

Goldberg, Richard, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: serious mental illness, services research, medical co-morbidity, quality of care, behavioral health interventions

Gong, Da-Wei, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: obesity, diabetes, heart failure, aging, drug development

Gray, Vicki, MPT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: postural control, balance, falls, interventions, stroke

Greiser, B. Maura, MD, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Physiology
Keywords: cardiac arrhythmia, sinus node dysfunction, atrial fibrillation, calcium signaling, intracellular Na+ homeostasis

Gruber-Baldini, Ann, PhD
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: hip fracture, delirium, dementia, quality of life, cognitive functioning

Guralnik, Jack, MD, PhD, MPH
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: aging epidemiology, disability, functional status, physical activity, outcomes assessment

Hafer-Macko, Charlene, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: health technology, exercise, neuromuscular disease, stroke

Hassel, Bret, PhD
Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Keywords: innate immunity, RNA biology, tumor supressor, ribonuclease, interferon

Hirshon, Jon Mark, MD, MPH, PhD
Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Keywords: emergency care, rapid patient assessment, trauma, global health, geriatric emergency departments

Hochberg, Marc, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Profressor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, fractures, musculoskeletal disorders

Hogans, Beth, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: pain, neuropathic pain, low back pain, epidemiology, education, non-opioid

Horn, Linda, PT, Dsc PT, MHS
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: balance, vestibular, neurology, geriatrics, fall prevention

Iyer, Shama, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Orthopaedics
Keywords: nuclear mechanotransduction, LINC complex, cytoskeleton, mechanosignaling, skeletal muscle

Katzel, Leslie, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: aging, exercise, functional performance, multimorbidity, neurocognition, patient safety

Keller, Asaf, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Keywords: neurobiology, sensory perception, pain

Kelly, Michy, PhD
Associate Professor of Anatomy and Physiology
Keywords: age-related cognitive decline, cyclic nucleotides, phosphodieterases, social behavior, mouse

Kheirbek, Raya, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: oldest old, narrative medicine, care planning, symptoms management, multimorbidity

Kittner, Steven, MD, MPH
Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, epidemiology, genetics

Kochunov, Peter, PhD, MS, MSEE, DABMP
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: MRI, genetic, DTI, DWI, big data

Kundi, Rishi, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Keywords: function, claudication, PAD, vascular surgery, exercise

Lai, Hong, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: HIV, cocaine, telomere shortening, longitudinal study, African Americans

Lai, Shenghan, MD, MPH
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: cognitive decline, healthy aging, prevention, epidemiology, longitudinal study

Lal, Brajesh, MBBS
Professor
Department of Surgery
Keywords: carotid stenosis, PAD, cognitive function, physical function, rehabilitation

Lederer, W. Jonathan, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
Keywords: heart, calcium, aging, metabolism, mitochondria

Lee, Soyoung, MD
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: geriatric psychiatry, cognitive impairment, dementia, late-life mood and anxiety

Levine, Andrea, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: post-ICU care, critical illness recovery, critical illness in aging, telemedicine, tele-rehabilitation

Lindberg, Iris, PhD
Professor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Keywords: peptide hormones, obesity, proprotein convertases, diabetes, neurodegeneration, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, protein chaperones

Lovering, Richard, PhD, PT
Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
Keywords: muscle biology, LINC, nuclei, sarcopenia, atrophy

Macko, Richard, MD
Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: stroke, robotics, neurology, telerehabilitation

Magaziner, Jay, PhD, MSHyg
Professor and Chair
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: epidemiology, aging, hip fracture

Magder, Laurence, PhD
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: bio-medical, epidemiologic methods, clinical trials, lupus

McArdle, Patrick, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: genetic epidemiology, causal inference, data science

Merchenthaler, Istvan, MD, PhD, DSc
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: aging, menopause, andropause, neurodegeneration

Mitchell, Braxton, PhD, MPH
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: genetic epidemiology, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Amish, genetics

Muralidharan, Anjana, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: older adults, serious mental illness, recovery, functioning, peer suppor

Netzer, Giora, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: family morbidity in the ICU, post-intensive care syndrome, organizational factors in critical care

O’Connell, Jeffrey, DPhil
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: genomic data, population data

O'Connor, Erin, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: HIV, stroke, MRI, functional MRI, DTI, ASL, functional connectivity, imaging biomarkers

O'Connor, Timothy, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: population genetics, large-scale genomics, bioinformatics, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease

Ortega, Megan, DPT
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: falls, frailty, mobility, osteoporosis, neurodegenerative

Ortmeyer, Heidi, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: companion dogs, older individuals, veterans, skeletal muscle mitochondrial function in aging, 

Orwig, Denise, PhD
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: hip fracture, medication management, community dwelling

Parikh, Gunjan, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: neuroimaging, multimodality monitoring, prediction modeling, acute brain injury, cerebral small vessel disease

Parker, Elizabeth, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: nutrition, aging, dietary quality, chronic disease prevention, health disparities

Pollin, Toni, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: diabetes, dyslipidemia, longevity, genetics, genomics

Postolache, Teodor, MD
Professor 
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: toxoplasma gondii, periodontal pathogens, suicide and suicidal behavior, depression, infammaging

Rathbun, Alan, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: depression, epidemiology, arthritis, aging, hip fracture

Ravel, Jacques, PhD
Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Keywords: women's health, microbiome, sexually transmitted infection, menopause, live biotherapeutics

Rodgers, Mary, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FASB, FISB
Professor Emerita
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: physical therapy, rehabilitation, biomechanics, locomotion, kinematics

Roghmann, Mary-Claire, MD, MS
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: antibiotic resistance, staphylococcus aureus, cross transmission, prevention, human microbiome, clinical research, molecular epidemiology

Roy, Anindo, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: rehabilitation robotics, biomechanics, stroke, exercise rehabilitation, clinical trials

Russell, James, MB, ChB, MS
Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: diabetes, neuropathy, dementia, mitochondria

Ryan, Alice, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: obesity, aging, exercise rehabilitation, nutrition

Sarkar, Chinmoy, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: neurodegeneration, aging, TBI, lipid, lysosome

Savin, Douglas, MPT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: motor control, gait, stroke, falls, balance

See, Vincent, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: arrhythmia, atrial fibriliation, sudden cardiac death, biomarkers, mobile health

Seliger, Stephen, MD, MS
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: cognitive function, physical function, chronic kidney disease, exercise, ischemic brain disease

Shardell, Michelle, PhD
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: epidemiology, biostatistics, vitamin D, missing data, causal inference

Shuldiner, Alan, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: genetics of age-related diseases, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in older order Amish, APOC3 null mutation, personalized medicine, pharmacogenetics

Shulman, Lisa, MD
Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: physical activity, cognitive-behavioral disorders, predictors of disability and quality of life outcomes, assessment, clinical visual analytics, Parkinson's disease

Siaton, Bernadette, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: rhuematology, medical student education, resident education, assessment, evaluation

Sorkin, John, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: diabetes, obesity, longevity, longitudinal change in risk factors, biostatistics, informatics

Spanakis, Ilias, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: continuous glucose monitoring, inpatient management of diabetes, hypoglycemia, readmissions, glucose telemetry

Stafford, Kristen, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: HIV, aging, NADC, complications

Stains, Joseph, PhD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
Keywords: bone, osteoblast, osteocytes, intercellular communication, cytoskeleton

Steinle, Nanette, MD, RD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: nutrition, diabetes, obesity

Stoica, Bogdan, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: neuronal death, microglia, inflammation, trauma, traumatic brain injury

Stookey, Alyssa, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Medicine
Keywords: aging, restore function, improve quality of life, reduce disability, rehabilitation

Tang, Cha-Min, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: brain function, neuroscience, memory, synaptic plasticity

Tchantchou, Flaubert, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: TBI, Alzheimer's disease, aging, stress, pathophysiology/experimental therapeutics

Terrin, Michael, MDCM, MPH
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: epidemiology of aging, clinical trials, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, regenerative medicine

Toapanta, Franklin, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: T cell mediated immunity, B cell mediated immunity, vaccines, mucosal immunity, gut

Verceles, Avelino, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: sarcopenia, functional disability, ICU acquired weakness, ICU survivors, critical illness

Vogel, Bruce, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
Keywords: neurodegeneration, extracellular matrix, C. elegans, cilia macular degeneration

von Coelln, Friedrich Rainer, DrMed
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: Parkinson's disease, gait, balance, biosensor, quantitative phenotyping

Ward, Chris PhD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
Keywords: contraction, exercise, reactive oxygen species, cytoskeleton

Wells, Christine, PT, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: critical illness, ICU environment, rehabilitation, functional outcome measures

Westlake, Kelly, PhD, MSC, PT
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: rehabilitation, stroke, balance, falls, motor learning, upper extremity

Whitall, Jill, PhD
Professor Emerita
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: motor development, gait, stroke, neurorehabilitation, aging

Wickwire, Emerson, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Medicine
Keywords: sleep, sleep disorders, health and economic outcomes, telehealth, implementation

Xu, Huichun, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: genetic epidemiology, stroke, neurological disorders, cardiovascular disease, genome wide association, DNA methylation

Zhang, Li-Qun, PhD
Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: musculoskeletal rehabilitation, rehabilitation robotics


UM School of Nursing

Carpenter, Joan, PhD, CRNP, ACHPN, FPCN
Assistant Professor
Orgainzational Systems adn Adult Health
Keywords: palliative care, serious illness, nursing homes, post-acute and long-term care, advance care planning

Chakravarthy, Ameera, MS, RN

Clinical Instructor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: sarcopenia, physical activity, intake, hospitalization

Corazzini, Kirsten, PhD, FGSA
Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: nursing homes, long term care

Friedmann, Erika, PhD
Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: healthy aging, human-animal interaction, cardiovascular health, depression, quality of life, social isolation

Galik, Elizabeth, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP
Professor and Chair
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: dementia, long term care, physical activity, function, behavior

Holmes, Sarah, PhD, MSW
Assistant Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: dementia, long-term care, quality of life, measurement

Kleckner, Amber, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Pain and Translational Symptom Science
Keywords: nutrition, cancer, fatigue, metabolism, supportive care

Kleckner, Ian, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Pain and Translational Symptom Science
Keywords: cancer, neuropathy, exercise, neuroscience, fMRI

Klinedinst, N. Jennifer, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, FAHA
Associate Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: fatigue, depression, resilience, physical activity, proteomics

McElroy, Kathleen, PhD, RN, CRRN
Assistant Professor
Family and Community Health
Keywords: falls, health disparities, prevention

Nahm, Eun-Shim, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: hosptial information systems, patient portal interventions, web based research

Njie-Carr, Veronica, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: HIV infection, health disparities, cross-cultural research, health applications, women's health

Resnick, Barbara, PhD, RN, CRNP
Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: aging, function, physical activity, motivation, resilience

Satyshur, Rosemarie, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Family and Community Health
Keywords: family caregivers, long term care supports


 


 

UM School of Law

Hoffmann, Diane, JD, MPH
Professor
Law and Health Care Program
Keywords: chronic pain, terminal medical care


UM School of Dentistry

Manski, Richard, DDS, MBA, PhD
Professor
Department of Dental Public Health
Keywords: dental, oral health issues, utilization, expenditures, coverage

Myslinski, Norbert, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neural and Pain Sciences
Keywords: brain, nervous system, aging, dentistry, international outreach

Ro, Jin, PhD
Professor
Department of Neural and Pain Sciences
Keywords: pain, pain modulation, age, gender, osteoarthritis


 

UM School of Social Work

Cagle, John, PhD, MSW
Associate Professor
Keywords: hospice, palliative care, cancer, end-of-life, caregiving

Davitt, Joan, PhD, MSW
Associate Professor and Chair of Aging Specialization
Keywords: aging, home care, racial/ethnic disparities in home health care

DeForge, Bruce, PhD
Associate Professor
Keywords: mental health, health status, well-being, sociology

Lehning, Amanda, PhD, MSW
Associate Professor
Keywords: aging in place, aging-friendly communities, LTSS, health inequalities in later life, elder mistreatment

Sacco, Paul, PhD, MSW
Associate Professor
Keywords: behavioral health, addictions, life course development, older adults


 

UM School of Pharmacy

Brandt, Nicole, PharmD, MBA
Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
Keywords geriatric pharmacotherapy

Mansour, Daniel, PharmD
Interprofessional Clinical Coordinator
Peter Lamy Center
Keywords: medication therapy, older adults, age in place

Mattingly, Joey, PharmD, MBA, PhD
Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
Keywords: cost-of-illness, cost effectiveness, patient-centered, caregiver, spillover

Mullins, C. Daniel, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
Keywords: pharmacoeconomics, comparative effectiveness, patient-centered outcomes, health disparities

Perfetto, Eleanor, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
Keywords: patient-centered outcomes, patient-focused medical product development, real-world data/evidence, dementia

Wastila, Linda, BSParm, MSPH, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
Keywords: health services research in mental health, substance use disorders in geriatrics


 

UM Graduate School, GGEAR

Lilly, Flavius, PhD, MA, MPH
Senior Associate Dean, Graduate School
Keywords: severe mental illness, social status

Martin, Diane, PhD
Director, Geriatrics and Gerontology Research Education Program
Keywords: aging-in-place, optimal aging, person-centeredness, quality of life, workforce development



UMBC

Beatty-Moody, Danielle, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Keywords: discrimination, lifespan adversity, structural inequities, cardiovascular/cerebrovascular endpoints, health inequalities

Bradley, Dana, PhD
Dean
Erickson School for Aging Studies
Keywords: social policy, history, longevity, economy, caregiving

Eckert, J. Kevin, PhD
Professor 
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Policy
Keywords: residential care, assisted livign, aging services

Laura Girling, PhD
Director
Center for Aging Studies
Keywords: dementia, bioethics, qualitative inquiry

Harris-Wallace, Brandy, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Policy
Keywords: African-Americans, health, self-management, treatment, decision-making, women's health

Khambaty, Tasneem, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Keywords: diabetes, prevention, emotions, cognition, aging

Kusmaul, Nancy, PhD, LMSW
Associate Professor
Social Work Program
Keywords: long-term care, organizational culture, direct care workers, culture change, trauma-informed care

Mair, Christine, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Public Policy
Keywords: social capital, social support, aging and life course, family, gender, race inequality

Schumacher, John, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Policy
Keywords: medical sociology, social gerontology, physician-patient relationships

Waldstein, Shari, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychology
Keywords: cardiovascular disease, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, behavioral medicine, health disparities

Yamashita, Takashi, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, andPublic Policy
Keywords: lifelong learning, subjective well-being, health literacy, social determinants of health, gerontology

University of Maryland College Park (UMCP)

Franzini, Luisa, PhD
Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Keywords: health services, Medicare, Alzheimer's, economic evaluation, econometric methods

Hagberg, James, PhD
Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Keywords: cardiovascular, exercise, exercise training, stem cells, regeneration

Prior, Steven, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Keywords: exercise, diabetes, sarcopenia, skeletal muscle, angiogenesis

Katrina Walsemann, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Health Policy
Keywords: population health, aging and the life course, Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, education and social policy

White, Kellee, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Keywords: aging health inequalities, multimorbidity, cognitive functioning, perceived discrimination, psychosocial resilience







University of Delaware

Bowen, Mary Elizabeth (Libbey), PhD
Associate Professor
School of Nursing
Keywords: physical activity, assessments, technology, dementia, elderly, functionally impaired