Trending Topic: Gerontology

  • Katherine Ornstein

    Katherine Ornstein

    Katherine Ornstein, an epidemiologist by training, is director of the Center for Equity in Aging. Her program of research focuses on older individuals with serious illness and their families and includes work on the downstream effects of health care on families and caregivers; the epidemiology of the homebound population; burden and cost in dementia caregiving […]

  • Anna Beeber

    Anna Beeber

    An international research leader in gerontological nursing and health services, Anna Beeber is committed to improving the quality and safety of long-term care for older adults and the quality of their everyday lives. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the Gerontological Society of America, a research fellow with the Cecil […]

  • Bonnielin Swenor

    Bonnielin Swenor

    Bonnielin Swenor is founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center, which aims to shift the paradigm from “living with a disability” to “thriving with a disability” through research, education, and policy. Dr. Swenor’s research is motivated by her personal experience with low vision and focuses on three overlapping areas: (1) removing […]

  • Marianne Fingerhood

    Marianne Fingerhood

    Marianne Fingerhood has been a nurse practitioner in adult primary care since 1999 and began serving as clinical preceptor beginning in 2001. She began her teaching journey with pre-licensure students in 1990 and joined the faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in 2012 teaching in the MSN NP program and finally as the […]

  • Junxin Li

    Junxin Li

    Junxin Li works to promote health and well-being of older adults, particularly by understanding how physical activity and sleep affect cognitive function. Research interests include the associations between daytime activities, sleep, and cognitive function; the biological mechanisms for these associations; the short- and long-term impacts of daytime napping on cognitive functions; and testing individually tailored […]

  • Rebecca J. Wright

    Rebecca J. Wright

    Rebecca Wright has worked in health care since 2004. Her program of research focuses on principles of justice and equity within palliative care, and development and application of qualitative, participatory methodologies within a diverse range of settings and with vulnerable populations. She was a nurse at St. Christopher’s Hospice in London and a research assistant […]

  • Janiece L. Taylor

    Janiece L. Taylor

    Janiece Taylor is an assistant professor on the research/education tract at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Her research is focused on identifying and addressing disparities in pain in older women from underrepresented racial ethnic groups and improving quality of life and health outcomes in people aging with disabilities. Dr. Taylor’s research is strongly connected […]