Nancy Chiles-Shaffer, Ph.D.


Gerontology 2014

Area of Doctoral Study: Gerontology, Epidemiology Track

Undergraduate Institute: University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Research Advisor: Denise Orwig, Ph.D.

Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Aging (NIA)

Description of Research

I am  currently working as a graduate research assistant for the Baltimore Hip Studies with Dr. Denise Orwig. Her research interests include diabetes, sarcopenia, and lower extremity function and disability, particularly in aging minority populations.