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Program in Gerontology


The participating faculty for the Program in Gerontology come from several URI departments, programs, and colleges and offer expertise in a wide range of topics related to aging and older adults.

Phillip G. Clark, ScD Director, URI Program in Gerontology and Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center; Professor, Human Development and Family Studies

Bryan Blissmer, PhD, Associate Professor, Kinesiology

Patricia Burbank, DNSc, RN, Professor, Nursing

Matt Delmonico, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

Erica Estus, PharmD, CGP, Assistant Clinical Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Geoffrey Greene, PhD, RD, Professor, Nutrition and Food Science

Anne Hume, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Ingrid Lofgren, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Food Sciences

Thomas Manfredi, PhD, Professor, Kinesiology

Diane C. Martins, PhD, Associate Professor, Nursing

Helen Mederer, PhD, Professor, Sociology

Norma Owens, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Deoborah Riebe, PhD, FACSM, Professor, Kinesiology

Karen Stein, PhD, Professor, English and Women's Studies




2014 Thewlis Lecture on Gerontology and Geriatrics - 3/19/2014

Couldn't make it to the lecture? Watch it on Livestream.




Quinn Hall, Room 100
55 Lower College Road
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-2689
Fax: 401-874-9322