W.A. Achenbaum, PhD

Professor of Social Work and History, University of Houston, Gerson and Sabina David Professorship in Global Aging Fellow, John P. McGovern, M.D. Center for Health, Humanities, and the Human Spirit, University of Texas Medical Center, Houston Senior Scholar, Institute of Spirituality (formerly Religion) and Health, Texas Medical Center


Areas of Research Interest

  • Historical perspectives on age and aging
  • Spirituality and health in late life
  • How boomers will leave their legacy 

Representative Papers

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