Gerontology Program Council Members
Susan Cadwallader, Marketing
Email: email@example.com Office: SGMH-5271 X7565
Dr. Cadwallader’s research interests involve marketing education, non-profit marketing, implementation of strategies, and adoption of technology.
Barbara Cherry, Psychology
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office: H-735H X2731
Research interests include memory and attention, cognitive aging, chronic pain, inter- hemispheric collaboration in younger and older adults, and longitudinal change in cognition.
Barbra Erickson, Anthropology
Email: email@example.com Office: MH-426E X5697
Research interests include chronic illness, alternative therapies, cross-cultural comparison, and the impact of cultural beliefs and practices on aging.
Koren Fisher, Kinesiology
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office: KHS-226 X2603
Research Interests: Dr. Fisher is primarily interested in physical activity and sedentary behavior and their relationships with health, chronic disease risk factors, and health services utilization in community-dwelling older adults. She is also interested in the short and long term effects of physical activity interventions, including those involving high intensity and functional training methods used in athletic populations, on cardio- metabolic risk factors, quality of life, and health services utilization in older adults.
Sue Mullaly, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
VP External Relations and Collaborations (Volunteer) at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at California State University Fullerton (OLLI CSUF)
Kristin Kleinjans, Economics
Email: email@example.com Office: SGMH-3349 X8693
Dr. Kleinjans’ interests include health and inequality, labor economics, and the economics of education. She has studied the manner in which different health insurance systems affect retirement behavior. She has also studied reasons for gender differences in educational and occupational choices.
Melanie Horn Mallers, Human Services
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office: EC-456 X3890
Dr. Horn Mallers research interests include stress and health across the lifespan, parent- child relationship quality; aging and technology; aging and health behaviors, nursing home residents and evacuation, and advocacy and consumer protection.
Joyce Ono, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Email: email@example.com Office: RGC-006 X3198
President, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
Mary Read, Counseling
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office: EC-484 X2167
Research interest: commitment to feminist theory and qualitative methods, as I believe that sharing the power generated by research is essential for social justice, and that hearing the voices of real people's lives-as-lived is the most natural source of knowledge. I am interested in many aspects of identity/identification, including professional/career identity, LGBT issues, and aging with dignity. I am also involved in projects in the areas of service learning, women's health, and disability issues.
Debbie Rose, Kinesiology
Email: email@example.com Office: KHS-245 X5846
Dr. Rose conducts research in the area of motor control and learning, and balance and mobility disorders, in particular. Dr. Rose is nationally and internationally recognized for her work in the area of fall risk reduction programming.
Eriko Self, Psychology
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office: H-810A X8359
Dr. Self studies visual perception and color vision. A current research topic is the comparison of visual search performance between younger and older adults
Kathleen Wilson, Kinesiology
Email: email@example.com Office: KHS-220 X8329
Dr. Wilson’s research encompasses social influences for physical activity in youth and older adults. She has studied the use of health-related social control by parents after their children experience an activity lapse. Other topics of interest include social influences of groups, friends, family, and significant others (e.g., physicians), and theories of physical activity adherence and maintenance are areas of interest.
Karen Wong, Gerontology/Sociology
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office: H-424 X4167
Professor Wong’s research interests include aging and dementia, health and Illness, intergenerational relationships, age-related vision loss, and elder abuse
Laura Zettel-Watson, Psychology
Email: email@example.com Office: H-710H X3898
Dr. Zettel-Watson’s research in the field of Gerontological Health Psychology includes a longitudinal study of the cognitive, physical, and social impacts of chronic pain conditions on aging adults. In addition, she examines daily-level drinking behaviors among aging adults, and the potential uses of everyday technology for enhancing the health and well-being of older adults.