GRN Speakers Bureau

Participants in the UNCG Gerontology Research Network (GRN) are pleased to share their expertise throughout the community by speaking at meetings of your organization. You are welcome to contact directly those listed below to arrange speaking engagements.

Aging: Not for Sissies
Janice Wassel , PhD 336-256-1020
mailto:jiwassel@uncg.edu


Aging: The Expected and Normal
Janice Wassel , PhD 336-256-1020
mailto:jiwassel@uncg.edu


Aging Workforce
Susan Letvak , PhD, RN 336-256-1024
mailto:susan_letvak@uncg.edu


Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
Elise Eifert , MS 618-780-2444
mailto:ekeifert@uncg.edu


“Baby” Boomers as Consumers, Workers, Savers and Investors: Their Economic Impact
Janice Wassel , PhD 336-256-1020
mailto:jiwassel@uncg.edu


BOOMers: Demography, not Destiny
Janice Wassel , PhD 336-256-1020
mailto:jiwassel@uncg.edu


Caregiver Identity
Elise Eifert , MS 618-780-2444
mailto:ekeifert@uncg.edu


Center Start-Ups
Dianne Welsh , PhD, SPHR 336-256-8507
mailto:dhwelsh@uncg.edu


Community based aging services
Jay Poole , MSW 336-334-4097
mailto:kjpoole@uncg.edu


Creating Entrepreneurial Programs in a University Setting
Dianne Welsh , PhD, SPHR 336-256-8507
mailto:dhwelsh@uncg.edu


Demographics: Aging Trends in the Geriatric & Mental Health Population
Janice Wassel , PhD 336-256-1020
mailto:jiwassel@uncg.edu


Effects of aging on motor control
Kurt Kornatz , PhD 336-334-5548
mailto:kurt_kornatz@uncg.edu


Elder Abuse
Elise Eifert , MS 618-780-2444
mailto:ekeifert@uncg.edu


Entrepreneurship
Dianne Welsh , PhD, SPHR 336-256-8507
mailto:dhwelsh@uncg.edu


Exercise and fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue and polymyalgia
William Karper , Ed.D. 336-334-3035
mailto:wbkarper@uncg.edu


Family Business
Dianne Welsh , PhD, SPHR 336-256-8507
mailto:dhwelsh@uncg.edu


Family Caregiver Health
Elise Eifert , MS 618-780-2444
mailto:ekeifert@uncg.edu


Fitness and health for older adults
William Karper , Ed.D. 336-334-3035
mailto:wbkarper@uncg.edu


Franchising
Dianne Welsh , PhD, SPHR 336-256-8507
mailto:dhwelsh@uncg.edu


Global Entrepreneurship
Dianne Welsh , PhD, SPHR 336-256-8507
mailto:dhwelsh@uncg.edu


Health and Safety Needs of Aging Workers
Susan Letvak , PhD, RN 336-256-1024
mailto:susan_letvak@uncg.edu


Mental health issues and aging
Jay Poole , MSW 336-334-4097
mailto:kjpoole@uncg.edu


Mixing Business and Aging: The UNCG Gerontology Program
Janice Wassel , PhD 336-256-1020
mailto:jiwassel@uncg.edu


Navigating the Complexities of Family Aging
Janice Wassel , PhD 336-256-1020
mailto:jiwassel@uncg.edu


No-Cost Employee Reward Systems
Dianne Welsh , PhD, SPHR 336-256-8507
mailto:dhwelsh@uncg.edu


Physical Activity to Keep you Mentally Sharp
Jennifer Etnier , PhD 336-334-3037
mailto:jletnier@uncg.edu


Population Trends in the U.S.
D. Gordon Bennett , PhD 336-334-3894
mailto:dgbennet@uncg.edu


Poverty in America
D. Gordon Bennett , PhD 336-334-3894
mailto:dgbennet@uncg.edu


The Power of Language: Voices from Later Life
Janice Wassel , PhD 336-256-1020
mailto:jiwassel@uncg.edu


The Senior Sandwich: The Increasing Complexity in Later-Life Families
Janice Wassel , PhD 336-256-1020
mailto:jiwassel@uncg.edu


Support Service Utilization by Family Caregivers
Elise Eifert , MS 618-780-2444
mailto:ekeifert@uncg.edu


The UNCG Gerontology Program: Producing Leaders in the Profession
Janice Wassel , PhD 336-256-1020
mailto:jiwassel@uncg.edu


Women and Entrepreneurs: A Silver Advantage?
Janice Wassel , PhD 336-256-1020
mailto:jiwassel@uncg.edu


World Population Trends and Problems
D. Gordon Bennett , PhD 336-334-3894
mailto:dgbennet@uncg.edu