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Kenneth F. Ferraro

Contact Information
Email: ferraro@purdue.edu
Office: HNLY 310-J Map
Phone: 765-494-4707
Fax: 765-494-2180
Homepage: Homepage
Director, Center on Aging and the Life Course
Distinguished Professor of Sociology

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PhD University of Akron Sociology 1981

Research Interests

Life course inequality, minority health, obesity and health, religion and health

Teaching Interests

Health and aging, medical sociology, longitudinal data analysis, minority health


2020 - National Institute on Aging
2020 - National Institute on Aging
2020 - Community Health Partnership’s Trailblazer Award from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)
2019 - Purdue Research Foundation
2017 - Purdue Research Foundation
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