Program Faculty

Kate de Medeiros, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology & Gerontology; Scripps Research Fellow; Affiliate, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Kate de Medeiros  Curriculum Vitae


 Ph.D., Gerontology, University of Maryland, 2006

M.S., Gerontology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB), 1999

B.A., English and American Literature, Northwestern University, 1989

Research Interests:

The aging self, narratives and life stories, generativity, friendships in later life, the arts in dementia research.

Selected Publications:

de Medeiros K, Basting A. (in press). Shall I compare thee to a dose of donepezil? Cultural arts interventions in dementia care research. The Gerontologist.

de Medeiros K, Rubinstein R, Samus Q, Onyike CU, Johnston D, Baker A, McNabney M, Brandt J, Lyketsos C, Rosenblatt A. (2013). Do childless elders in long-term care differ from those with children?: Findings from the Maryland Assisted Living Study. Journal of Housing for the Elderly. 27:1-2, 206-220.

de Medeiros K., Rubinstein R, Doyle P. (2013). A place of one’s own: Reinterpreting the meaning of home among childless older women. In G. Rowles and M. Bernard (Eds.) The meaning of home. Springer Publishing.

de Medeiros K, Saunders P, Doyle P, A Mosby, K Van Haitsma. (2012). The meaning of friendship among people with dementia. Dementia. 11(3): 363-382.

de Medeiros K, Robert P, Gauthier S, Stella F, Politis A, Leoutskakos, J, Taragano F, Kremer J, Brugnolo A, Porsteinsson A, Geda Y, Brodaty H, Gazdag G, Cummings J, Lyketsos C. (2010). The neuropsychiatric inventory-clinician rating scale (NPI-C): Reliability and validity of a revised assessment of neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia. International Psychogeriatrics. 22(6): 984-994.


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