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Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Aging



Partially updated October 2018.

Information below is general in regard to semester offering and faculty/instructor.  Please check on buckeyelink for the most up-to-date information or directly with the departments to be sure specific courses will be offered as indicated. 

Learn about some of the instructors below via Aging Connections.

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Core Courses

Course Name Semester(s) Faculty
Social Work 7610: Integrative Seminar I on Aging and Health G 3 (Required course) Spring 2020 Thursday, 2:00-4:45 pm Shannon Jarrott, Ph.D., jarrott.1@osu.edu; Shantha Balaswamy, Ph.D., balaswamy.1@osu.edu
HTHRHSC 7650S: Interdisciplinary Case Studies in Clinical Gerontology U G 2 (Required course) Pre-requisite: SW 7610 Spring 2020 Monday, 3:00-5:00 pm Cynthia Dougherty, MSW, PhD
MedColl 7700.04 Interprofessional Seminar in Clinical Practice G 2 (Students select either MedColl 7700.04 or Anthro 8193.07) Autumn; Spring; Summer Contact Cynthia Dougherty at 293-8031 or cynthia.dougherty@osumc.edu at least one month prior to semester in which you plan to take course.
Anthro 8193.07: Research Issues in Gerontology G 3 (Students select either Anthro 8193.07 or MedColl 7700.04) Autumn; Spring; Summer (Contact Cynthia Dougherty at 293-8031 or cynthia.dougherty@osumc.edu with questions regarding this course)

Elective Courses

Elective Courses (Please note: Elective courses identified with an * are intended only for students within the college/school offering the course. All other electives are open to all students pursuing the Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Aging.)

Course Name Semester(s) Faculty
*Anthropology 5193.07: Physical Anthropology, Independent Study
U G 1-4
Not Currently Offered Douglas E. Crews, Ph.D., crews.8@osu.edu (Please contact Douglas Crews, Ph.D., at crews.8@osu.edu or 292-1329 for appointment.)
Anthropology 5642: Growth, Development, & Aging U G 3 Spring 2020;TTH 8:00AM - 9:20AM Douglas E. Crews, Ph.D., crews.8@osu.edu
Anthropology 5645: Biology of Senescence U G 3 Not Currently Offered Douglas E. Crews, Ph.D., crews.8@osu.edu
Arts & Sciences 6110: Health Literacy (Cross Listed in Nursing, Medicine; Allied Med and Pharmacy) G 2 Not Currently Offered Lorraine Wallace, Ph.D., lorraine.wallace@osumc.edu
DESIGN 6400: Graduate Design Studio: Future Aging and Social Engagement G 3 Spring 2020 Select one: M 2:00PM- 6:00PM TTH 2:30PM- 4:30PM Elizabeth Sanders, Ph.D., sanders.82@osu.edu Maria Palazzi, palazii.1@osu.edu
DESIGN 7193: Individual Studies Spring 2020 TBA Hui Zheng, along with Elizabeth Sanders, Ph.D., sanders.82@osu.edu
EDUCST 5880.01: Interprofessional Education: Seminar on Interprofessional Care U G 2 (Cross-listed in HthRhSc and Nursing and MedColl 6880.01) Spring 2020 T 5:30PM- 7:15PM Antoinette Miranda, Ph.D., miranda.2@osu.edu
EDUCST 5880.03: Interprofessional Education: Seminar on Ethical issues Common to the Helping Professions U G 2 Not Currently Offered Antoinette Miranda, Ph.D., miranda.2@osu.edu
EDUCST 5880.04S: Interprofessional Education: Collaboration in Urban CommunitiesU G 3 Not Currently Offered Antoinette Miranda, Ph.D., miranda.2@osu.edu
*ESCE 3193.40: Individual Studies U G 1-3 Not Currently Offered With Faculty Direction
HDFS 5430: Adult Development and Aging U G 3 Not Currently Offered Eugene Folden, Ph.D, folden.1@osu.edu
HDFS 993: Individual Studies G 1-5 Not Currently Offered With Faculty direction
HTHRHSC 5600: Global Aging G 3 Spring 2020 Online Jessica Schoen, shoen.68@osu.edu
HTHRHSC 5610: Death, Loss, and Grief From Multiple Perspectives G 2 Spring 2020 W 5:00PM- 7:45PM Monica Robinson, OTD, OT/L, FAOTA monica.robinson@osumc.edu
HTHRHSC 5620: Aging, Accessibility, and Design U G 3 Not Currently Offered Monica Robinson, OTD, OT/L, FAOTA monica.robinson@osumc.edu
HTHRHSC 5650: Aging and Public Policy Issues G 3 Not Currently Offered Kathryn Maxwell, Ph.D., maxwell.3@osu.edu
HTHRHSC 5660: Longterm Care Services Across the Continuum G 4 Spring 2020 TTH 2:20PM- 3:40PM Kathryn Maxwell, Ph.D., maxwell.3@osu.edu
HTHRHSC 5880.01: Interprofessional Education Seminar on Interprofessional Care G 2 Spring 2020 T 5:30PM- 7:15PM Antoinette Miranda, Ph.D., miranda.2@osu.edu
HTHRHSC 5880.03: Interprofessional Education Seminar on Ethical Issues Common to Helping Professions UG and G 2 Not Currently Offered Antoinette Miranda, Ph.D., miranda.2@osu.edu
HTHRHSC 5880.04S: Interprofessional Education: Collaboration in Urban CommunitiesU G 3 Not Currently Offered Antoinette Miranda, Ph.D., miranda.2@osu.edu
HTHRHSC 6193: Individual Studies G 1-3 Not Currently Offered With Faculty Direction
HTHRHSC 7010: Health Literacy (Cross Listed in Nursing, Medicine, Arts & Sciences and Pharmacy) G 2 Not Currently Offered Lorraine Wallace, Ph.D., lorraine.wallace@osumc.edu
HTHRHSC 7193: Individual Studies G 1-3 Spring 2020 Select one: T 12:30PM- 1:25PM T 4:30PM- 7:30PM TBA With Faculty Direction
KNHES 5493: Fitness Program Development and Evaluation - Older Adult Exercise Prescription G 1 Not Currently Offered Faculty Unassigned
KNHES 8999: Independent Study Not Currently Offered
*Law 7193: Individual Studies P 1-4 Spring 2020 TBA
Law 8400: Interprofessional Education: Care of Patient/Client L 2 Spring 2020 T 4:00- 5:50PM Douglas E. Crews, Ph.D., crews.8@osu.edu, along with Marya Kolman, JD, kolman.3@osu.edu
Law 8403: Ethical Issues U P G 2 Not Currently Offered Stan Laughlin, JD, laughlin.1@osu.edu
Law 8709: Wills, Trusts and Estates L 3 Spring 2020 M W 8:00 - 9:15 AM (Au) Ed Segelken, JD, segelken.3@osu.edu, (Spr) Bruce Johnson, johnson.726@osu.edu
MedColl 6880.01: Interprofessional Education: Seminar on Interprofessional Care U G 2 Not Currently Offered Antoinette Miranda, Ph.D., miranda.2@osu.edu
MedColl 7710: Health Literacy (Cross Listed in Nursing, Allied Medicine, Arts & Sciences, Pharmacy) G 2 Not Currently Offered Lorraine Wallace, Ph.D., lorraine.wallace@osumc.edu
MedColl 7795-10: Issues and Trends in Aging G 2 Not Currently Offered
Nursing 5111: Palliative and End of Life Care G 2 Not Currently Offered Kathy Thompson, RN, Ph.D., thompson.2@osu.edu
Nursing 6110: Health Literacy (Cross Listed in Medicine, Allied Medicine, Arts & Sciences and Pharmacy) G 2 Not Currently Offered Lorraine Wallace, Ph.D., lorraine.wallace@osumc.edu
*Nursing 7193: Individual Studies in Nursing G 1-4 Not Currently Offered With Faculty Direction
*Nursing 7228.01: Advance Practice Adult Nursing Clinical Practicum I G 3 Not Currently Offered
*Nursing 7228.02: Advance Practice Adult Nursing Clinical Practicum II G 3 Spring 2020 W 8:00AM- 11:00AM TBA (CLN) Janine Overcash, Ph.D., GNP-BC, janine.overcash@osumc.edu, along with Joyce Karl, Mary Alice Momeyer, Shannon Linder, TBA (CLN)
*Nursing 7268.03: Advanced Practice Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum III G 4 Didactic Credits Spring 2020 Choose one: T 9:00AM- 4:00PM W 5:00PM- 8:00PM TBA (CLN) Roanne Flom, O.D., flom.3@osu.edu, along with Kelly Casler, casler.11@osu.edu Melinda McGaughy, mcgaughy.5@osu.edu Oralea Pittman, pittman.54@osu.edu Timothy Landers, landers.37@osu.edu
Occ Therapy 6120: Occupation in Life and Community G 2 Not Currently Offered
Occ Therapy 7260: Occupational Therapy for Older Adults G 2 Spring 2020 M 1:30PM- 3:30PM, T 1:15PM- 3:15PM Christine Griffin, griffin.289@osu.edu
Occ Therapy 7280: Advanced Topics in Geriatrics G 2 Not Currently Offered
*Optometry 7450.06: Vision Rehabilitation P 1.5 Spring 2020 TBA Roanne Flom, O.D., flom.3@osu.edu
*Optometry 7460: Low Vision Rehabilitation and Gerontology P 5 Spring 2020 MF 9:00AM- 10:50 TBA (LAB) Roanne Flom, O.D., flom.3@osu.edu
Pharmacy 6193 Independent Study Spring 2020 TBA With Faculty Direction
Pharmacy 7090: Health Literacy (Cross Listed in Allied Med, Nursing, Medicine, Arts & Sciences) G P 1 Not Currently Offered Lorraine Wallace, Ph.D., lorraine.wallace@osumc.edu
*Pharmacy 7170: Pain, Palliative Care and Geriatrics P 3 Spring 2020 MW 3:55PM- 5:15PM Bridget Protus, PharmD, bprotus@hospiscript.com
*Physical Therapy 8050: Topics in Rehabilitation and Long Term Care G 1 Not Currently Offered Marka Salsberry, PT, DPT salsberry.10@osu.edu
*Physical Therapy 8270: Geriatric Management G 2 Not Currently Offered Deb Kegelmeyer DPT, MS, GCS, Deb.Kegelmeyer@osumc.edu
PUBHEPI 6435: Chronic Disease Epidemiology G 3 Not Currently Offered Randall Harris, M.D., Ph.D., harris.44@osu.edu
PUBHHMP 6610: Introduction to Health Care Organization G 3 Spring 2020 Online Jennifer Hefner; hefner.48@osu.edu
PUBHHMP 7611: Law and Ethics in Health Care G 3 Spring 2020 T 5:15PM- 8:00PM Reem Aly, aly.6@osu.edu Efthimios Parasidis, parasidis.1@osu.edu
PUBHHMP 7624: Health Economics for Experienced Professionals G 3 Spring 2020 F 1:00PM- 6:30PM Wendy Xu, PhD, xu.1636@osu.edu
PUBHHMP 7640: Mental Health and Disability Policy G 3 Not Currently Offered Sandra Tanenbaum, PhD, tanenbaum.1@osu.edu
*Public Health Independent Studies PUBHBIO, PUBHEHS, PUBHHBP, PUBHEPI, PUBHHMP Individual Studies G 1-3 Not Currently Offered With faculty Approval
Social Work 5009: Family Caregiving: Contemporary Issues, Programs & Policies G 3 (in class and web-based course offered) Spring 2020 Online Marisa Sheldon, sheldon.127@osu.edu Jaclyn Gosh
Social Work 5011: Loss and Grief: A Social Work Practice Perspective U G 2 Not Currently Offered Faculty Unassigned
*Social Work 7193: Individual Studies (Masters Students) G 1-3 Spring 2020 TBA With Faculty Direction
Social Work 7523: Clinical Social Work Practice with Older Adults G 3 Spring 2020 T 5:30PM- 8:15PM Diana Kubovcik (community lecturer), kubovcik.1@osu.edu
Social Work 7611: Integrative Seminar II on Aging and Health (Prereq: SW 7610) G 3 Spring 2020 T 11:00AM- 1:45PM Jeanette Foster, foster.92@osu.edu
*Social Work 8193: Individual Studies (PhD Students) G 1-3 Not Currently Offered With Faculty Approval
Sociology 5629: Health Disparities in Social Context U G 3 Spring 2020 WF 9:35AM- 10:55AM Cynthia Colen, colen.3@osu.edu
Speech and Hearing Science 5605: Multicultural Aspects of Communication G 3 (Also 5605D, Distance Education) Spring 2020 MW 5:00PM- 6:20PM Caitlin Cummings, cummings.135@osu.edu
*Speech and Hearing Science 5732: Introduction to Aural Rehabilitation U G 3 Spring 2020 TTH 12:45PM- 2:05PM Julie Hazelbaker, Ph.D.,hazelbaker.22@osu.edu
Speech and Hearing Science 5760: Neurology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism U G 3 Spring 2020 TTH 5:30PM- 6:50PM Eric Charles Bielefeld, bielefeld.6@gmail.com
Speech and Hearing Science 6733: Adult Audiologic Rehabilitation U G 3 Spring 2020 MW 12:30PM- 1:50PM Christina M. Roup, Ph.D., roup.2@osu.edu
*Speech and Hearing Science 6735: Hearing Aids I U G 3 Spring 2020 MW 9:30AM- 10:50AM Jodi Baxter, Au.D., baxter.216@osu.edu
Speech and Hearing Science 6761:Cognitive Communication Disorders in Adults U G 3 Spring 2020 M 8:00AM- 9:20AM, W 9:30 AM- 10:50AM Jennifer Lundine, lundine.4@osu.edu
Speech and Hearing Science 6762: Language Disorders in Adults U G 3 Not Currently Offered Stacy Harnish, Ph.D., harnish.18@osu.edu
Speech and Hearing Science 6763: Traumatic Brain Injury in Children and Adults U G 3 Spring 2020 M 9:30AM- 10:50AM, W 8:00AM- 9:20AM Janet Vuolo, vuolo.4@osu.edu
*Speech and Hearing Science 7806: Adult Hearing Disorders G 3 Not Currently Offered Christina M. Roup, Ph.D., roup.2@osu.edu, along with Jodi Baxter, Au.D., baxter.216@osu.edu
*Speech and Hearing Science 7835: Hearing Aids II G 3 Not Currently Offered Jodi Baxter, Au.D., baxter.216@osu.edu
Theater 5771.08: The Practice of Theatre and Aging U G 3 Not Currently Offered Joy Reilly, Ph.D. (Contact Dr. Reilly at reilly.3@osu.edu to arrange.)
Theatre 5771.07: Crones, Curmudgeons, and Living Treasures U G 3 Not Currently Offered Joy Reilly, Ph.D. (Contact Dr. Reilly at reilly.3@osu.edu to arrange.)

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