Dr. Andrade Named Fellow
Dr. Flavia Andrade has been named a Fellow of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America. She is among 58 exemplary professionals who will be recognized during GSA's Annual Scientific Meeting in November.
Dr. Andrade's research focuses on the study of health, well-being and quality of life in Latin America and the Caribbean and among Latinos in the U.S. She has investigated the impact of diabetes on life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy among older adults in Mexico and gender differences in life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy among older adults in São Paulo, Brazil, among other things.
The Gerontological Society of America is the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging. The status of fellow acknowledges outstanding and continuing work in gerontology.