Ph.D. 2007 Sociology, Demography, Fordham University, NY
M.P.H. 1995 Public Health, Population and Family Health, Columbia University,NY
B.S. 1993 Community Health Education, Hunter College, City University of New York, NY
- Joyce Weil is an Assistant Professor of Gerontology in the University of Northern Colorado’s School of Human Sciences teaching both graduate and undergraduate gerontology-based courses. She serves on the Board of the Greeley Weld Senior Foundation, Greeley, CO, and as a reviewer for Gerontological journals and conferences.
- She has worked in applied health research settings and is trained in both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Her research interests are: social demography of aging, comparisons of performance-based and self-rated health in older persons, social inequalities across the lifecourse, health disparities and aging, social support and well-being, aging in place, and stereotypes/reification of aging. In addition to her formal degrees, Dr. Weil also has a Certificate in Gerontology (2008) from the Institute on Aging at Temple University’s School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.
- Dr. Weil is completing grant work studying quality of life and well-being for older adults at Senior Citizen’s Center in New York and working on an article comparing the use of performance-based and self-rated measures of physical functioning in older adults using Women’s Health and Aging Study data.