Faculty and Staff

  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • MSW, Master of Social Work, Florida International University
  • BA, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Florida International University
  • Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGE-SW Fellow)
  • Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
  • Southern Gerontological Society (SGS)
  • Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)
Areas of Specialty
  • End-of-life care
  • Health literacy and health promotion
  • Health care disparities among racial/ethnic minority older adults
  • Qualitative research
  • Gerontology education
Research Lab Affiliations
  • School of Social Work’s CBHRT: Fueling Scientific Collaboration and Expanding Professional Expertise
    Written By: UCF School of Social Work | October 7, 2021
    The Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training (CBHRT) was established in 2017 and is the first of its kind in the School of Social Work. The CBHRT serves a unique purpose to link practitioners...
  • UCF School of Social Work Awards Seed Grants for Interdisciplinary Research
    Written By: UCF School of Social Work | March 9, 2020
    The UCF School of Social Work is committed to providing essential and unique research to health and mental health fields through the school’s Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training...
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