Carla L. VandeWeerd, PhD

Associate Professor
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
USA Email:

Disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Conducting research in the relevant area. Research interests focus on aging, dementia and elder mistreatment with the perspective that abuse and neglect dramatically affect health and quality of life in old age, particularly in those with dementia or with other physical or cognitive limitations. Teach courses on social determinants of health and grant writing, and lectures to students, community groups, practitioners, and policy makers on issues of elder mistreatment.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.