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Philip A. Rozario, PhD Adelphi University

Philip A. Rozario, Professor of Social Work at Adelphi University School), focuses his scholarly interest on well-being in later life, specifically for frail individuals and their families within the long-term care framework. His past research endeavors (including peer reviewed publications and presentations) have included the examination of service use by depressed older adults, quality of life, well-being of African American women family caregivers, well-being of participants at senior centers, and productive engagement and outcomes in later life. He was awarded the Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholar award in 2003, a visiting scholarship award from the National University of Singapore in 2010, a visiting expert award from the Agency for Integrated Care of Singapore in 2015, and a visiting senior scholar at Asia Research Institute of Singapore in 2017. More recently, he examined the impact of the Maintenance of Parents Act on social work practice and narratives of successful aging in Singapore. He serves on a number of editorial boards and is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America.