Thomas M. Meuser, PhD (email@example.com)
Thomas M. Meuser, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist with specialized training in Geropsychology, and he serves as the Director of the Gerontology Graduate Program in the School of Social Work at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL). He is an Associate Professor of Social Work and Gerontology at UMSL, and a new Fellow (2011) of the Gerontological Society of America.
Tom earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 1986 from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 1997 from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. His research interests include loss and grief in aging and dementia, coping and communication issues in dementia caregiving, the impact of aging and dementia on functional capacity (e.g., driving ability, mobility), educational program development and evaluation, and psychotherapeutic intervention.
Marla Berg-Weger, PhD, LCSW (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Marla Berg-Weger, PhD, LCSW, is a Professor and Director of Field Education at the Saint Louis University School of Social Work and a Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America). Her scholarly work has focused on aging, family caregiving and social work practice. She has authored four books and over thirty book chapters and journal articles in these areas. She is a member of an interprofessional team focused on research and education in the area of older adult mobility and driving.
Marla is a past president of the Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work and current Secretary of the AGE SW Board of Directors. She is a former Co-Convener of the GSA Transportation Interest Group and currently is the Vice Chair of the ITN St. Charles Board of Directors.