Texas Aging and Longevity Center
Texas Aging and Longevity Center

Affiliates 

Karen Fingerman, PhD.

Director
Texas Aging & Longevity Center

Professor
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences

Faculty Research Associate
Population Research Center


Deb Umberson, PhD.

Co-Director
Texas Aging & Longevity Center

Professor
Department of Sociology

Faculty Research Associate
Population Research Center


Jacqueline Angel, PhD.

Director of Community Outreach
Texas Aging & Longevity Center

Professor
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. Department of Sociology

Faculty Research Associate
Population Research Center


Gayle Acton, PhD.

Assistant Dean
Texas Aging & Longevity Center

Associate Professor
School of Nursing


Alyssa Aguirre, MSW, LSCW

Manager
Comprehensive Memory Center, Department of Neurology

Assistant Professor of Practice
Steve Hicks School of Social Work

Licensed clinical social worker
Comprehensive Memory CenterUT Health

Namkee Choi, PhD.

Executive Committee Member
Texas Aging and Longevity Center

Professor
Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences


Edward Coyle, PhD.

Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education


Valerie Danesh, PhD, RN, FCCM

Assistant Professor
School of Nursing


Joseph Dunsmoor, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Ken Fleischmann, PhD

Professor
School of Information


Laura Fonken, PhD

Assistant Professor
College of Pharmacy, Department of Psychology


Michael Freedberg, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education


Marci Gleason, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences

Faculty Research Associate
Population Research Center


Francisco Gonzalez-Lima, PhD.

Professor
Department of Psychology. Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences


Andrea Gore, PhD

Executive Committee Member
Texas Aging & Longevity Center

Professor
Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy


Stephanie Grasso, PhD.

Assistant Professor
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences


Danna Gurari, PhD.

Assistant Professor
School of Information


Andreana Haley, PhD.

Professor
Department of Psychology


Tracie Harrison, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Professor
School of Nursing


Mark Hayward, PhD

Executive Committee Member
Texas Aging & Longevity Center

Professor
Department of Sociology. Center for Women's and Gender Studies

Faculty Research Associate
Population Research Center


Maya Henry, PhD, CCC-SLP

Director of Brain Aging Research
Texas Aging & Longevity Center

Associate Professor
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences


Robin Hilsabeck, PhD, ABPP

Director
Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences

Associate Professor
Department of Neurology


Carole Holahan, PhD.

Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education. Department of Psychology


Junfeng Jiao, PhD.

Assistant Professor
School of Architecture


Clay Johnston, MD, PhD.

Dean
Dell Medical School

Vice President for Medical Affairs
The University of Texas at Austin

 


Corinne Jones, PhD, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology. Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

 


Jung Kwak, PhD, MSW

Associate Professor
School of Nursing


Chandra Muller, PhD.

Professor
Department of Sociology


Zoltan Nagy, PhD.

Assistant Professor
Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering


Lisa Neff, PhD.

Associate Professor
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences


Charles Nemeroff, MD, PhD.

Professor
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Director
Institute of Early Life Adversity Research


Deborah Parra-Medina, PhD.

Professor
Department of Mexican American and Latino/a Studies


David Paydarfar, MD

Chair, Professor
Department of Neurology


Jon Pierce, PhD.

Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience


Tetyana Pudrovska, PhD.

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology


Kathy Richards, PhD, RN, FAAN

Clinical Professor, Senior Research Scientist
School of Nursing


Yevgeniy Shakirov, PhD.

Visiting Scholar
Department of Integrative Biology


Mary Steinhardt, EdD

Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education


Marie-Anne Suizzo, EdD

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Psychology


James Sulzer, PhD.

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering


Sarah Swords, MSW

Clinical Associate Professor
Steve Hicks School of Social Work

Coordinator
GRACE Program

 


Hirofumi Tanaka, PhD.

Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education


Holli Temple, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Clinical Assistant Professor
College of Pharmacy


Elliot Tucker-Drob, PhD.

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology. 

 


Anita Vangelisti, PhD.

Professor
Department of Communication Studies


Bo Xie, PhD  

Director of Intervention and Prevention Research
Texas Aging & Longevity Center

Professor
School of Nursing, School of Information


Amy Young, MD

Chief Clinical Officer
UT Health Austin

Vice Dean of Professional Practice
Dell Medical School

Professor
Department of Women's Health


Amanda Zappler, AuD, CCC-A

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences


Yan Zhang, PhD

Associate Professor
School of Information