Laura Vitkus

Program Coordinator, Arizona Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program
Member, Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program Editorial Board
Scholar/Coordinator, Healthy Brain Research Network
  • Primary administrative support for Dr. Mindy Fain
  • Multi-faceted and indispensable member of support team for Arizona Center on Aging since 2011.
  • Project Coordinator, Editorial Board Member for Elder Care Provider Sheets, a product of the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
  • Support team for Advances in Aging Lecture Series
  • Support team for THRIVE project

Student, MPH Program, College of Public Health, University of Arizona



Bachelor of Arts, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA (2009)

Master of Public Health, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (on-going)

Research Interest: 

Health Disparities in Aging
Living Well with Hearing Loss
Hearing Impairment and Social Isolation in the Elderly
Exercise for Falls Prevention As We Age
Preventing Elder Abuse