Laura Mosqueda, MD, FAAFP, AGSF is a professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She is an internationally respected authority on elder maltreatment and the care of older and underserved adults. Dr. Mosqueda is an expert on medical education curriculum design, development, and implementation. Since joining the Keck School of Medicine of USC, her roles have included: Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Associate Dean of Primary Care, and Dean. She is the co-principal investigator of an NIA-funded R61 study to develop a primary care screening tool and early interventions to detect and prevent elder maltreatment of older adults living with dementia. She is the Director of the National Center on Elder Abuse, a federally funded initiative that serves as the nation’s coordinating body and clearinghouse for research, training, best practices, news, and resources in elder maltreatment. Dr. Mosqueda is a Health and Aging Policy fellow. Her unique perspective is informed by her extensive experiences as a clinician, researcher, community educator, and role as a volunteer long-term care ombudsman.