School of TransformAging

Topics of Interest

Aging in Place

Universal Design


Aging issues

Aging services

Community resources

All faculty experts can be reached through the Office of Communication and Marketing by calling Janel Shoun at 615.966.7078 or Kim Chaudoin at 615.966.6494 or by submitting an online  media resources request by clicking here


Charla Long
Dean of the College of Professional Studies
Associate Professor of Law
home of the School for TransformAging
Academic Specialties
-- Hospitality Law
Other Topics
Aging issues  •  Aging in place  •  Universal design  •  Aging services


Beverly S. Patnaik
Academic Director for School of TransformAging


Academic Specialties
-- Gerontology

Other Topics
Community resources  •  Psychology of aging


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