New Director of the School of Aging Studies Named
Brent Small, PhD, will be appointed to Director of the School of Aging Studies for a three-year term, effective August 7th. Dr. Small takes over from Dr. Cathy McEvoy who served two three-year terms as the director of the school. Dr. Small has been at USF since 1997, his initial appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Gerontology. Dr. Small has served on numerous committees in the School of Aging Studies, the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, the College of Arts and Sciences and at the university-level. Dr. Small is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science and the Gerontological Society of America. He has received several undergraduate teaching awards at USF and was recognized with the Margret Baltes Award in 2004 for his early career contributions in social and behavioral gerontology. His research focuses on memory and cognition in normal aging and Alzheimer's disease, as well as following treatment for cancer.