Jason Flatt, PhD, MPH
|Address||3333 California Street|
San Francisco CA 94118
|University of Pittsburgh||Fellow||Epidemiology & Clinical and Translational Science||2015|
|University of Pittsburgh||PhD||Graduate School of Public Health||2013|
|University of South Carolina||MPH||Arnold School of Public Health||2004|
|University of Florida||BS||Health Science||2002|
Jason D. Flatt, PhD, MPH, MCHES is an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Health & Aging at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed his PhD in 2013 at the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences. He focused his graduate training on social determinants of health, evaluation, health services research and earned a graduate certificate in Gerontology from the University Center for Social and Urban Studies.
He completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Clinical and Translational Science and Epidemiology in 2015. He is also the recipient of several service and research awards, including Outstanding Doctoral Student, The Rosenkranz Award – a project judged to be a significant contribution to public health – for his dissertation work at the Graduate School of Public Health, and two competitive training fellowships in systems science and neuroimaging from the National Institutes of Health Summer Institute on Systems Science and Health, and the Multimodal Neuroimaging Training Program Summer Workshop.
Dr. Flatt is a health services researcher, and his research program focuses on improving the health and quality of life of LGBT older adults, with a focus cognitive impairment and dementia. He is particularly interested in studying social determinants of aging and how community resources can be leveraged to improve the health of older LGBT adults. His past research includes examining the role of social networks in promoting cognitive health; lifestyle factors important for cognitive aging; the effects of art programs on the mental health and quality of life of people with dementia and their caregivers; an assessment of statewide community-based falls prevention programs; social determinants of health in late life; and the evaluation of community-based services and programs for vulnerable populations.
Aging, Dementia, Cognition, Health Disparities, Sexual and Gender Minorities, LGBT, Vulnerable Populations
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