Annie Nguyen, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, presented her research findings on the Causes and Consequences of Perceived Financial Exploitation in Older Adults, at the annual American Public Health Association (APHA) Conference in Philadelphia. The qualitative study investigated 15 participants’ self-reported experiences with financial exploitation and their respective perceptions of the contributory factors and resulting impact.

Dr. Nguyen is currently the Chair-elect of the Aging and Public Health Section of APHA.

Poster: Causes and consequences of perceived financial exploitation in older adults

Authors: Annie Nguyen, Laura Mosqueda, Anya Samek, Mara Mather, Xinhui Wang, Patricia Boyle, Gali Weissberger, Duke Han.

Poster: Medication adherence among older adults living with HIV: Motivations, barriers and strategies.

Authors: Gorden Yao (M2, RSP student) and Annie Nguyen.

Roundtable presentation: Effect of social networks on purpose in life, depression, and physical function among older adults living with HIV.

Presenters : Annie Nguyen and David Seal.

Oral presentation: Providing Group Therapy for Long Term Survivors Living with HIV.

Presenters: Jill Gover and Annie Nguyen.