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2022 USC Judith D. Tamkin International Symposium on Elder Abuse

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The mission of the USC Judith D. Tamkin International Symposium on Elder Abuse is to create safe and healthy environments for all older adults, here and across the world, by bringing researchers, practitioners, advocates, thought leaders, lawmakers, and other stakeholders together to share findings, strategize solutions, and help shape and propel the field of elder justice.

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Keynote Speakers

Anne Basting
PhD
Professor of English, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Director, UWM Center for 21st Century Studies Founder, Creative Strategist, Timeslips.org
Nina Kohn
JD
David M. Levy L'48 Professor of Law Faculty Director of Online Education Syracuse University College of Law Distinguished Scholar in Elder Law Solomon Center for Health Law & Politics Yale Law School
Charles Mouton
MD, MS, MBA
Executive Vice President, Provost & Dean of the School of Medicine Thomas N. & Gleaves T. James Distinguished Chair The University of Texas Medical Branch
Geoff Rogers
Director, The Learning & Development Projects at the Silberman School of Social Work Hunter College

Awardees

Oreoluwa Arowojolu
MBBS, MPH
Tamkin Scholar Awardee
Heather Mutchie
PhD
Tamkin Scholar Awardee
Olanike (Nike) Ojelabi
MS, MPP
Tamkin Scholar Awardee
Jacque Gray
PhD
Georgia Anetzberger Awardee Retired Research Associate Professor University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Speakers

Fuad Abujarad
PhD, MSC
Associate Professor Director, Digital Health Lab Department of Emergency Medicine Yale School of Medicine
Ron Acierno
PhD
Executive Director, Trauma and Resilience Center Vice Chair for Veterans Affairs and Professor, Louis Faillace Department of Psychiatry McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Georgia Anetzberger
PhD, ACSW, FGSA
Consultant in private practice and Adjunct Faculty in the Schools of Medicine and Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University.
Donna Benton
PhD
Research Associate Professor of Gerontology Assistant Dean, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center (FCSC)
Bob Blancato
MPA
National Coordinator of the bipartisan 3000-member Elder Justice Coalition President of Matz, Blancato and Associates
Brad Cannell
PhD, MPH
Associate Professor Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health
Marie-Therese Connolly
JD
Founder of Elder Justice Lab
Hilary Dalin
JD
Director, Office of Elder Justice and Adult Protective Services Administration on Aging Administration for Community Living U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Marti DeLiema
PhD
Assistant Research Professor School of Social Work, University of Minnesota
Melissa Gerald
PhD
Program Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health
Duke Han
PhD, ABPP-CN
Director, Neuropsychology Division Department of Family Medicine Professor of Family Medicine, Neurology, Psychology, and Gerontology Keck School of Medicine of USC University of Southern California
Melba Hernandez-Tejada
PhD, DHA
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences | Trauma & Resilience Center McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Alexis Coulourides Kogan
PhD, MSG
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics Keck School of Medicine of USC
Peter Lichtenberg
PhD, ABPP
Director Institute of Gerontology and Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute WSU Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology Wayne State University
Christopher Mikton
PhD, MPhil, PGCHE
Technical Officer of Demographic Change and Healthy Ageing, Department of Social Determinants of Health, Division of Healthier Populations, World Health Organization
Laura Mosqueda
MD
Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics (Tenure) Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Bonnie Olsen
PhD
Vice Chair for Research Professor of Clinical Family Medicine Department of Family Medicine Keck School of Medicine of USC
Tony Rosen
MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Geriatric Emergency Medicine Program Director, Vulnerable Elder Protection Team (VEPT) New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Rebecca Jackson Stoeckle
Sr. Vice President Education Development Center
Edwin L. Walker
JD
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging U.S. Administration on Aging within the Administration for Community Living (ACL)

For information on the past symposiums click here 2016 | 2018 | 2020

Special Thanks to Judith D. Tamkin

We are sincerely appreciative to Judith D. Tamkin for her gift to help establish the USC Center on Elder Mistreatment’s website. Her deep and personal commitment to eradicating elder abuse is helping to reshape our understanding of elder abuse and ultimately save innumerable older adults from abuse and neglect.