Monika White, PhD, MSW

     Monika White, an experienced practitioner, educator, researcher, author, lecturer and administrator, has worked in academic and field settings in both the public and private sectors. For over three decades, her work has focused on coordinating health, mental health and community-based service delivery systems for older adults and their families. A leading authority on care management, eldercare services, volunteer programs and healthy aging, she speaks and consults nationally and internationally on a wide range of topics related to aging and the aging field.

     An Adjunct Associate Professor at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, she also lectures at the USC School of Social Work in Los Angeles. She is the Immediate Past President of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers and a founding board member of the National Academy of Certified Care Managers.

     The recipient of numerous awards for her work, she recently received the CCGG Lifetime Achievement Awardâ for her contributions to the field from the California Council of Gerontology and Geriatrics. She was selected as a topic expert (1995) and delegate at large (2005) for the White House Conference on Aging.