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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog

Aging and Health Program


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Aging and Health Faculty

Andrew Revell (Program Director) Psychology

Philip Cox Philosophy

Laura B Forker Management

Susan Leclair Medical Laboratory Science

Kathy A Miraglia Art Education

Judy Schaaf English

 

Gerontology is the scientific study of aging, a process that may be examined from the perspective of many academic disciplines in basic science and applied fields. The field includes the study of the biological, psychological, social, and physical aspects of older adults, their families, and society.

The Aging and Health Program is an interdisciplinary program that is open to UMass Dartmouth students or members of the community, regardless of whether they are university degree candidates.

Students may use a concentration in Aging and Health as a key element in a self-designed multidisciplinary studies major program. See the description of multidisciplinary studies elsewhere in the catalog.

Advisors for the Program in Aging and Health

Andrew Revell Professor of Psychology and Gerontology Center Director, ext. 8385.

Admission

Application for admission should be made to the contact person above.

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