Wednesday, May 04, 2016

UGA Institute of Gerontology Professor Kerstin Gerst Emerson addressing Athens area Democratic Breakfast 5/14/16 at Em's kitchen

Join us this month for our guest speaker,  Kerstin Emerson, Professor at University of Georgia’s Institute of Gerontology.

Kerstin Emerson joined the University of Georgia’s
Institute of Gerontology in August, 2010.  She has a strong academic
background in gerontology, holding both a Masters and a PhD in
gerontology. Prior to her faculty appointment, she worked for two years
as a postdoctoral fellow at the Sealy Center on Aging at the University
of Texas Medical Branch, where she studied the health of older

As a gerontologist interested in aging and health, her research uses
large secondary data analyses to explore aging issues in the United
States.  Her research includes loneliness among older adults, exploring
the impact of immigration on mental health, as well as the influence of
neighborhood characteristics on physical and mental health outcomes. 
Currently Dr. Emerson is studying loneliness among older adults in
different countries, including Mexico and the United States.


Location and time: EM's Kitchen, 975 Hawthorne Ave,  9AM.  Parking is in front or in the Bells lot.

Any guest that does not purchase tickets online will not be able to eat from the buffet.


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