Elizabeth Dugan, Gerontologist
Elizabeth Dugan is an associate professor of gerontology at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
She studies medical aspects of driving regulations and policy and how doctors and older patients talk about difficult issues such as whether a patient is medically fit to continue to drive. Dr. Dugan is the author of Driving Dilemma: The Complete Resource Guide for Older Drivers and Their Families.
Why I Care "My interest in gerontology was sparked by my grandmother and an inspiring professor."