Primary title:Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging & Professor
Primary Institution:University of Minnesota
Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging, Professor, University of Minnesota
Bio:Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD is the Robert L. Kane Endowed professor in long-term care & aging in the Division of Health Policy and Management and School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Gaugler’s research examines the sources and effectiveness of long-term care for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other chronic conditions. An applied gerontologist, Dr. Gaugler’s interests include Alzheimer’s disease and long-term care, the longitudinal ramifications of family care for people living with dementia and other chronic conditions, and the effectiveness of community-based and psychosocial services for older people living with dementia and their caregiving families. Underpinning these substantive areas, Dr. Gaugler also has interests in longitudinal and mixed methods.