Core Faculty

Glenn Ostir, Ph.D.
Director, Institute of Gerontology
Lisa M. Renzi-Hammond, M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Institute of Gerontology
Mary Ann Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Institute of Gerontology
Flatt Professor of Food and Nutrition
Jenay M. Beer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Institute of Gerontology
Kerstin Gerst Emerson, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Graduate Coordinator, Institute of Gerontology
Heidi H. Ewen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Institute of Gerontology

Staff

Anita Holmes
Business Manager

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Josie Pough
Administrative Assistant

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Affiliate Faculty

Grace Bagwell-Adams
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy & Management

Andrew Carswell
Associate Professor, Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

Swarn Chatterjee
Associate Professor, Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

Ellen Evans
Professor, Department of Kinesiology
Director, Center for Physical Activity and Health

Jennifer Gay
Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Behavior

Billy R. Hammond
Professor, Department of Psychology

Michael Holosko
Professor, School of Social Work

Jayani Jayawardhana
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy

Jung Sun Lee
Associate Professor, Department of Foods & Nutrition

Denise C. Lewis
Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Science

Kevin K. McCully
Professor, Department of Kinesiology

L. Stephen Miller
Professor, Department Chair
Department of Psychology

Matthew Perri III
Professor, Department of Clinical & Administrative Pharmacy

Mary Ellen Quinn
Associate Professor, Physiological and Technological Nursing

Ye Shen
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Phillip Tomporowski
Professor, Department of Kinesiology

Tiffany Washington
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

Kandauda K. A. S. Wickrama
Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Science/Adjunct Prof, Department of Sociology

Emeritus Faculty

Anne Glass
Professor Emerita

Leonard W. Poon
Professor Emeritus, Institute of Gerontology

Anne Sweaney
Professor, Department of Housing & Consumer Economics

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