Institute for Applied Gerontology (323) 343-4724

Valentine M. Villa
Associate Director of Education, Applied Gerontology Institute, Professor of Social Work; Ph.D., USC
Contact: (323) 343-4724
Email: vvilla@calstatela.edu

  • Assessing the effects that public policies have on the health and economic status of the elderly population
  • Examined the effects that aging policy developments have on minority and low income populations
  • Medicare reform, privatizing Social Security, and changes in existing welfare policy
  • Minority aging and health disparities across minority elderly populations