As past-president of the Association for Anthropology,Gerontology and the Life Course (AAGE), I am interested in mentoring anthropology students in careers in aging and the health sciences. I am currently Endowed Chair in Gerontology and Director of the Center for Successful Aging at CSU Long Beach's College of Health and Human Services. I have a joint PhD in Anthropology and Population and Family Health Sciences (Pubic Health) from the Johns Hopkins University, and have been working in Public Health and Medicine conducting research and teaching on social and cultural factors influencing health throughout the life course, with an emphasis in aging, immigration, and Latin American populations. I have experience working with with local, statewide and international government agencies.
The Second International Interdisciplinary Congress on Age and Ageing was held from June 20th to June 22nd, 2017 at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City. The event, organized and led by Veronica Montes de Oca, sociologist and gerontologist, brought together participants from numerous countries and disciplines throughout Latin America, Spain and […]
The Association for Anthropology, Gerontology and the Life Course held its Biennial Conference meeting at Oxford Brookes University, in Oxford, United Kingdom this past June 8th and 9th. C The theme, “Culture, Commitment, and Care across the Life Course,” provided an opportunity to expand our perspective of the anthropology of aging by taking a comparative […]
Join us Thursday, March 31st at 3:30–5:20pm for an AAGE Symposium on The Value of Applied Anthropology in Gerontology: Imagining Career Paths at the Intersection of Anthropology, Health, and Aging (co-sponsored by the Society for Medical Anthropology) at 76th Annual Society for Applied Anthropology Meeting to be held at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver located at […]