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Adria Navarro, PhD, LCSW
Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Family Medicine
HSA Unit 22 A-7 7419 1000 S. Fremont Avenue Health Sciences Campus Alhambra
+1 626 457 4265

Overview

Adria E. Navarro, PhD, LCSW is educated as a gerontologist and social worker. Her position as Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine includes clinical care for older adults and their families, as well as administrative and research-related activities. For more than 25 years Navarro has worked in health care with a focus on serving vulnerable older adults, especially striving to provide person-centered care with those experiencing and adapting to diminished functional capacity. Her aims include educating the next generation of health care professionals, while challenging elder mistreatment through prevention, protection and prosecution.

Publications

Gassoumis ZD, Navarro AE, Wilber KH. Protecting victims of elder financial exploitation: the role of an Elder Abuse Forensic Center in referring victims for conservatorship. Aging Ment Health. 2015 Sep; 19(9):790-8. View in: PubMed

Navarro AE, Wysong J, DeLiema M, Schwartz EL, Nichol MB, Wilber KH. Inside the Black Box: The Case Review Process of an Elder Abuse Forensic Center. Gerontologist. 2015 Aug 6. View in: PubMed

Navarro AE, Wysong J, DeLiema M, Schwartz EL, Nichol MB, Wilber KH. Inside the Black Box: The Case Review Process of an Elder Abuse Forensic Center. Gerontologist. 2015 Aug 6. View in: PubMed

Wood S, Rakela B, Liu PJ, Navarro AE, Bernatz S, Wilber KH, Allen R, Homier D. Neuropsychological profiles of victims of financial elder exploitation at the los angeles county elder abuse forensic center. J Elder Abuse Negl. 2014; 26(4):414-23. View in: PubMed

Navarro AE, Gassoumis ZD, Wilber KH. Holding abusers accountable: an elder abuse forensic center increases criminal prosecution of financial exploitation. Gerontologist. 2013 Apr; 53(2):303-12. View in: PubMed

Navarro AE, EnguĂ­danos S, Wilber KH. Identifying risk of hospital readmission among medicare aged patients: an approach using routinely collected data. Home Health Care Serv Q. 2012 Apr; 31(2):181-95. View in: PubMed

Navarro AE, Wilber KH, Yonashiro J, Homeier DC. Do we really need another meeting? Lessons from the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center. Gerontologist. 2010 Oct; 50(5):702-11. View in: PubMed

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