Joyce Weil

Joyce Weil

Gunter Hall 1280
(970) 351-1583
(970) 351-1225 fax



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.