Profiles in "Aging" Expertise Area

  • Chen is a professor of biochemistry at ASU. His research interests are in the structure and function of RNA molecules and ribonucleoprotein complexes.
  • Coon designs and evaluates interventions, such as CarePRO and EPIC, that focus on culturally diverse groups of midlife and older adults facing chronic illnesses (dementia, cancer, depression) and family caregivers.
  • Emeritus Professor, curriculum developer, professional speaker, Organizational Development leader, and agent for positive change
  • Der Ananian's research interests involve the promotion of physical activity for older adults with emphasis on utilizing physical activity as a secondary prevention strategy for chronic illnesses.
  • For more than two decades, Bimonte-Nelson has conducted preclinical evaluations of multiple domains of cognitive function as related to aging. She heads the Memory and Aging Laboratory at ASU.
  • DePinto's primary professional experience has been in school social work and he has more than 30 years of experience working with chemically-dependent adolescents.
  • Robinson Kurpius conducts research on topics related to ethics, health psychology, academic success, multi and cross cultural issues, and adolescents at-risk.
  • Beagley leads the integration of Mirabella at ASU senior residents into the ASU campus community, and designs new models of intergenerational and lifelong learning.
  • Infurna is a developmental psychologist who studies resilience to major life stressors, psychosocial factors that promote healthy aging, and the changing landscape of midlife.