Above: Meet Associate Professor Tonya Roberts, PhD, RN, and learn how her early experience in long-term care facilities influenced her path to a PhD and guided her research.
Faculty who conduct research in aging and care for older adults are committed to improving the health, well-being, and quality of life of older persons; supporting delivery of high-quality care for this population; and addressing the needs of caregivers.
Our research focuses on:
- Creating innovative solutions for improving aging care and outcomes in the community and across healthcare systems
- Understanding the impact of multimorbidity, social determinants of health, and health disparities on aging well/healthy aging
- Enhancing person and family-centered care delivery in long-term care environments