Expertise 

Innovations in Aging content is thoughtfully constructed by experts in aging from across the University of Arizona, including:

  • College of Medicine – Tucson
  • College of Medicine – Phoenix
  • College of Nursing
  • Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
  • R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Education
  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • College of Engineering

 

Program Chair

Linda Phillips, RN, PhD, FAAN, FGSA

College of Medicine – Tucson

Senior Director of Research & Education, Arizona Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, Arizona Center on Aging

Medical and Nursing Faculty

Professor Emerita, UCLA Nursing

Executive Committee Members

Christine Childers, PT, PhD

College of Medicine – Tucson

Founding Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Mindy Fain, MD

College of Medicine – Tucson

Co-Director, Arizona Center on Aging

Section Chief of Geriatrics, General Medicine, and Palliative Medicine

Associate Professor, Nursing

Executive Director of Practice, Innovation in Health Sciences

Scott Going, PhD

School of Nutritional Sciences and Wellness, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Director, School of Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Professor, School of Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Co-Director, The Collaboratory for Metabolic Disease, Prevention and Treatment

Director, CPAN

Jennie Gubner, PhD

College of Fine Arts

Assistant Professor, Music

Chair, Applied Intercultural Arts Research – GIDP

Jeannie Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP

R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice-Science

Assistant Dean, Pharmacy Student Services

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine

Kimberly Denise Shea , PhD, RN, CHPN

College of Nursing

Assistant Professor of Practice, Biomedical Informatics

Clinical Professor

Tara Sklar, JD, MPH

James E. Rogers College of Law

Professor of Health Law and Director, Health Law & Policy Program

Amanda Sokan, PhD, MHA, LL.B

Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Assistant Professor, Public Health

Additional Faculty

David Beyda, MD

College of Medicine – Phoenix

Chair and Professor, Department of Bioethics and Medical Humanism

Professor, Child Health

Director, Global Health Program

Heidi Legg Burross, PhD

College of Education

Professor of Practice, Educational Psychology

Member of the Graduate Faculty

Research Assistant Professor

Altaf Engineer, PhD, RA, LEED AP BD+C

College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture

Assistant Professor of Architecture

Faculty Advisor, MS Arch Health and Built Environment Concentration

Lorraine M Martin Plank , PhD, FNP-BC, NP-C, GNP-BC, FAANP, FNAP

College of Nursing

Clinical Professor

Lisa O’Neill, DBH, MPH

College of Medicine – Tucson

Associate Director, Medical Research / Education

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

Yumi Shirai, PhD

College of Medicine – Tucson

Assistant Professor, Applied Intercultural Arts Research - GIDP

Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine - (Educator Scholar Track)

Director, ArtWorks