The Center on Elder Mistreatment is an interdisciplinary initiative involving faculty from the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Keck School of Medicine, Sol Price School of Public Policy, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry and the School of Pharmacy. Faculty affiliate members are listed by each school below.

Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Pinchas Cohen, M.D.

Dean, USC Davis School of Gerontology
Executive Director, Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center
William and Sylvia Kugel Dean’s Chair in Gerontology

Eileen Crimmins, Ph.D.

AARP Professor of Gerontology & University Professor

Elizabeth Zelinski, Ph.D.

Rita and Edward Polusky Chair in Education and Aging
Professor of Gerontology and Psychology

Keck School of Medicine

Judy Pa, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Institute for Neuroimaging and Informatics

Sol Price School of Public Policy

Julie M. Zissimopoulos, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Director, USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics

Stacey Schepens Niemiec PhD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor of Research
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

School of Pharmacy

Bradley R. Williams, Pharm.D.

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Clinical Gerontology

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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.