Filter your search by information type, media type, search type, or a combination of all

Economic Security and Housing Among Older Adults

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST, January 30, 2018   |   Organized by: University of California San Francisco (UCSF)


Date/Time: Monday, January 30, 2018 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location:  Laurel Heights Auditorium3333 California Street, San Francisco, California 94118

Description: Join us for a talk given by keynote speaker Steven P. Wallace, PHD about the Economic Security and Housing Among Older Adults.  There will be a response from a panel of discussants which will include Cathy Davis, MSW., Christina Flores, PHD, RN., and Margot Kushel, MD.  The event will be followed by a reception. 

Steve Wallace, PHD

Professor and Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA

Steve Wallace is Professor and Chair of the Department of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Director of the NIA‐funded Resource Centers for Mi‐ nority Aging Research CoordinaƟng Center, and Associate Director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research . He earned his PhD in sociology from UCSF. Wallace is a leading scholar in the U.S. in the area of aging in communities of color. He has published research on access to long‐term care by elderly groups, inequities in the consequences of health policy changes for racial/ethnic minority elderly, and the politics of aging. His interest in reaching a policy and key stakeholder audience has led him to publish several dozen policy briefs and reports at the Center. His work has received broad media coverage, including articles and stories in the New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, NaƟonal Public Radio, and Fox News. He has testified at state legislative hearings and in other forums, and his research has informed state laws. Funding for his work is currently from CDC, DHHS, NIH, The Common‐ wealth Fund, and the Robert Wood Johnson FoundaƟon. He is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and received the APHA Aging & Public Health Section’s leadership award, the Birren Senior Scholar Award from the California Council on Gerontology & Geriatrics, and the USC Roybal Center’s Pearmain Prize for Excellence in Research on Aging.

Cathy Davis, MSW

Executive Director, Bayview Hunters Point Multpurpose Senior Services

Cathy Davis came to Bayview Hunters Point Multipurpose Senior Services in 1978 aŌer assisƟng seniors as a VISTA volunteer in Decatur, Illinois for two years. She holds an MSW from San Francisco State University. She worked with the agency’s Executive Director, Dr. George W. Davis, for the next 32 years, serving as Deputy Director, Adult Day Health Director and now as its Executive Director. In recent years she has expanded the agency’s focus on housing, increased case management, and supported senior services in the Western Addition.

Cristna Flores, PHD, RN

Assistant Adjunct Professor, UCSF Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

CrisƟna Flores has been a registered nurse for 28 years. She holds an MA in Gerontology from San Francisco State University and a PhD in Nursing Health Policy from the University of California, San Francisco. At present, she is the Owner and Licensee of three 6‐bed residenƟal care faciliƟes for the elderly, the Associate Director of Long Term Care Administration for the Department of Gerontology at San Francisco State University, and an Assistant Adjunct Professor at UCSF.

Margot Kushel, MD

Professor of Medicine, UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine

Margot Kushel is Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. She earned her MD from Yale University. Her research interests include the health and health care uƟlizaƟon paƩerns of homeless adults and other vulnerable populaƟons, with a focus on improving outcomes among older homeless adults. Her research includes descripƟve epidemiology and the development, implementation, and evaluation of novel interventions designed to improve outcomes.


Laurel Heights Auditorium

3333 California Street

San Francisco, CA US

Google map of address