Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD

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Long-Term Care Professor, School of Public Health

Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD, a long-term care professor in the School of Public Health, researches the sources and effectiveness of long-term care for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss. Dr. Gaugler's interests include the ramifications of family care for adults with dementia, the effectiveness of community-based and psychosocial services for older adults with memory concerns and their caregiving families, and the social integration of residents in nursing homes, assisted living and family care. Gaugler serves as editor-in-chief for the Journal of Applied Gerontology and serves on the editorial boards of The Gerontologist, Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, and Psychology and Aging. 

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