Assistant Professor Angela Perone was appointed to the Public Policy Advisory Panel of the Gerontological Society of America, the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. From the GSA: "The Public Policy Advisory Panel provides specialized expertise, advice, key information, and support in the area of public policy and performs other society-wide tasks to serve the mission of the GSA, its strategic plan, and members’ interests."
Dr. Perone’s research focuses on equitable aging, caregiving, and health policy and merges law, social services, and social science. Her current projects focus on conflicting rights in long-term care facilities and community-based research in equitable aging for LGBTQ+ older adults. Dr. Perone's three-year term will begin in January 2023.