Chair, Health Administration Department and Teaching Professor
Health Administration Department
Kristine Mulhorn, PhD, professor and department chair, is an instructor in health administration with extensive research background in aging, disability and functioning and community-based participatory research in urban settings. In cross-national studies of functioning of aging in the community, Mulhorn has been a visiting scholar at the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology and at INSERM in France, both key locations for research on aging in the community. She has taught courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in health administration, long-term care administration, global health, health policy, gerontology, disability studies, biostatistics and research methods. She has led various internship programs including a graduate-level internship at the United Nations in Disability Statistics.
Research InterestsCurrent research interests include urban aging and culturally competent interventions for healthy aging in disparity populations and mechanisms for social interaction to maximize health among the elderly.