Profiles in "Caregivers" Expertise Area

  • 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.
  • Waldron's primary focus areas are related to family dynamics, child development, and aging. She is also the internship liaison for The Washington Center. She regularly presents to community groups.
  • Kim’s research interests include cancer patient/caregiver supportive care, quality of life, and psychosocial well-being, with a particular emphasis on digital storytelling as a therapeutic intervention.
  • Mayer's research interests include hospice and palliative care and chronic disease management.
  • Peckham applies a life-course approach and uses supportive care concepts and critical institutional theories to ground her research and increase the impact of her work in practice.
  • Dr. Pohl investigates the health implications of social connectedness across multiple caregiver generations and the various aspects of isolation.