SCOSA Leadership

David C. Burdick,  Ph.D., Professor of Psychology

David C. Burdick,  Ph.D., Professor of Psychology,  Director

609-652-4311 (fax: 609-626-3620)  |  F-231, Main Campus
Lisa Eileen Cox, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work

Lisa Eileen Cox, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work, Research Chair

609-652-4310 | F-126, Main Campus
Christine Ferri, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology

Christine Ferri, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Education Chair

609-761-1256 | Gateway Campus, AC-317c SOBL
Christine Gayda-Chelder, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology

Christine Gayda-Chelder, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Service Chair

609-626-6075 | C-139, Main Campus
Gina Maguire, MSW, LSW

Gina Maguire, MSW, LSW, Program Assistant & Coordinator of SCOSA Older Adult Programs in Ocean County

609-626-5590 | F-231, Main Campus
Patricia W. Collins, MA/OM

Patricia W. Collins, MA/OM, SCOSA Community Engagement Liaison

609-652-4456 | B-108, Main Campus

An Advisory Board of approximately 12 members will play an integral role in planning and operating the Center. Commitments to serve on this board are currently being obtained.

The current Board consists of:

 

Click Here and then on Gerontology. (GERO) Minor

SCOSA joins Stockton’s Gerontology Program in honoring and thanking faculty retirees who have supported gerontological education, Stockton’s gerontology program and the establishment of SCOSA.  Linda Aaronson (Associate Professor of Nursing) and Nancy Davis (Professor of Pathology, former Dean of Professional Studies, now member of the Stockton Board of Trustees) both began teaching Introduction to Gerontology and Aging and Health in the mid-1980s and continued for nearly 20 years until teaching and administrative needs in Nursing forced them to curtail their GERO teaching.  Will Jaynes (Professor of Social Work and African American Studies and former Acting Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences) taught Aging and the Family for over 20 years, and the late Ralph Werner (Associate Professor of Biology) who taught Biology of Aging for nearly a decade.

Linda Aronson

Nancy Davis

William Jaynes

Ralph Wermer