Faculty Present Work at Florida Conference

Several School of Aging Studies faculty presented their research at the Florida Conference on Aging August 15th, 2015 in Tampa, FL, including Dr. Debra Dobbs (Associate Professor, SAS), Dr. Hongdao Meng (Associate Professor), Dr. Kathy Hyer (Professor and Director Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging), Dr. Lindsay Peterson (Instructor and Internship Director, SAS), recent SAS PhD graduate Dr. Rosalyn Roker and current PhD student Joseph June. The papers included results from Dobbs'  pilot study on palliative care education in assisted living, Hyer, June and Peterson's work on Hurricane Irma, Meng's collaboration with WellCare to develop an online family caregiver education resource, and Roker's dissertation research about mental health service use for older Blacks and Whites.