GERO Courses for Spring 2015
Registration is now open!
GERO Courses to Fit Your Program and Your Interests
(1 cr; Mondays, 9:05 am – 9:55 am, MTRF 2-204)
A platform for understanding major issues surrounding biological research in aging.
GERO 5100, Section 002–Aging and Society, 2 credits
(2 cr; Thursdays, 2:30 pm – 4:25 pm, East Bank)
Approved as an elective in the PHAP policy track. Examining interactions between older adults and social institutions
GERO 5110 – The Biology of Aging, 3 credits
(3 cr; Mondays, 4:40 pm – 7:40 pm, East Bank, offered spring every year)
Understanding more about physical changes of healthy aging, and about changes of aging-related diseases.
GERO 5115 – Introduction to Geriatrics, 2 credits
(2 cr; S-N only, online course, offered fall, spring, summer every year)
Completely online, an overview of a variety of topics and approaches to providing geriatric care.
GERO 5125 – Gerontology Service Learning, 3 credits
(3 cr; class meetings arranged and online, offered fall, spring, summer every year)
In-person and online instruction. Gain first-hand knowledge by working with a residential community of senior citizens.
GERO 5100 - Aging and Society Instructor: Tetyana Shippee, Ph.D.
GERO 5110 - Biology of Aging Instructor: LeAnn Snow, M.D.
GERO 5125 - Gerontology Service Leaning Instructor: Edward Ratner, M.D.
GERO 5100 - Hot Topics in Aging Instructor: Deborah Ferrington, Ph.D.
GERO 5100 - Hot Topics in Aging Instructor: LaDora Thompson, Ph.D.
GERO 5115 - Introduction to Geriatrics Instructor: Robert L. Kane, M.D.