Institute of Gerontology
Joint Appointment, School of Social Work
Health Science Campus
102 Spear Road
Athens, GA 30602
Dr. Beer has a background in Engineering Psychology, which is the study of the design, evaluation, and implementation of technology for human use. Dr. Beer researches assistive technology to assist older adults maintain their independence and age-in-place. Her work focuses on human-robot interaction, telehealth, and technology acceptance/adoption.