Department of Applied Gerontology

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About the Faculty/Staff

Dr. Teresa Carithers

Applied Gerontology Interim Department Chair

Professor of Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Marcia Cole

Director of Internships and Community Engagement


Je’Lisa H. McGee

Coordinator of Advising, Recruitment and Retention

The Applied Gerontology Inter-professional Education curriculum will be taught by faculty from diverse disciplines. Learn more about our faculty across departments:

For questions or more information about the program, call (662) 915-7900 or e-mail