USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging

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The Roybal Institute Translating Research into Practice

Community Partnerships

The Roybal Institute builds community-university coalitions that advance the quality of life of low-income, ethnic elders.

Thanks to the generosity of donor Helen Ramirez, Roybal Institute Executive Director William Vega is now the Cleofas and Victor Ramirez Professor of Practice, Policy, Research and Advocacy for the Latino Population. Photo by Andrew Taylor.
Thanks to the generosity of donor Helen Ramirez, Roybal Institute Executive Director William Vega is now the Cleofas and Victor Ramirez Professor of Practice, Policy, Research and Advocacy for the Latino Population. Photo by Andrew Taylor.

Dissemination

The Roybal Institute contributes to the public understanding of aging issues and informs public policy that affects older, underserved ethnic minority populations.

Roybal Senior Scientist Karen Lincoln is a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal's
Roybal Senior Scientist Karen Lincoln is a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal's "The Experts," where she shared her story about what her father’s death taught her about long-term care. Photo courtesy of Karen Lincoln.

Research

The Roybal Institute's translational research leads to new evidence-based interventions that improve the lives of older adults around the world.

Do people become more religious as they get older? That's the question being asked in the latest study by Vern Bengtson, a senior scientist at the Roybal Institute.
Do people become more religious as they get older? That's the question being asked in the latest study by Vern Bengtson, a senior scientist at the Roybal Institute.

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News & Announcements

Scholars Explore Aging Across Borders

MAranda and WVega - Mexico-US aging

A unique partnership led by scholars at the USC Roybal Institute and Mexico's Instituto Nacional de Geriatría is embracing an international approach to the problems of aging.

Postdoc Secures Prominent Research Position

Stipica Mudrazija at desk - sm

After spending the last two years as a postdoctoral scholar at the USC Roybal Institute, Stipica Mudrazija will join the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C.

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News Briefs for July 2

News briefings will not be published on 7/3/2015. Publication will resume on 7/6/2015.

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Contact Us

USC Roybal Institute on Aging
School of Social Work
Montgomery Ross Fisher Building (MRF)
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0411
Phone: (213) 740-1887
Fax: (213) 740-7735
Email: uscroybal@usc.edu