Faculty who collaborate with AMBI Faculty in retreats, symposia, etc.

Elana Buch

Elana Buch

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M.S.W., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology

Elana Buch, M.S.W., Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Iowa. Dr. Buch received her M.S.W. and Ph.D from the University of Michigan's Joint Program in Social Work and Social Science, was an NIA and Hartford Foundation Geriatric Social Work pre-doctoral fellow, and was a Social Science in Practice postdoctoral fellow at UCLA.  

Dr. Buch's research focuses on older adults experiences with paid care and with kin. She examines the new kinds of intimate relationships that adults forge in later life, including with new romantic partners...

Auriel Willette

Auriel Willette

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M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition, and Psychology - Iowa State University

Auriel Willette, M.S., Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Psychology at Iowa State University. Dr. Willette received his B.A. at Oberlin College in 2002, M.S. and Ph.D. in Psychoneuroimmunology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010, and completed post-docs in neuroimaging and clinical trials at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and the National Institute on Aging. Dr. Willette examines how obesity, dysmetabolism, and neuroinflammation affect brain structure, function, and biochemistry...