Karen Lincoln

Expert in social support and minority aging

Associate Professor, USC School of Social Work

Director, USC Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work

Advocates for African American Elders

Roybal Institute on Aging

Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute


  • Minority aging
  • African Americans
  • Mental health disparities
  • Health disparities (including COVID-19)
  • Racism and discrimination
  • Social networks
  • Alzheimer’s disease

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