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 Maizonne J. Fields

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  • M.S.W., Social Work, University of Georgia
  • Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, University of Georgia
  • B.A., Psychology, The University of Alabama

Research Interests

My research interests focus on adult development and aging. More specifically, I am interested in

  1. the impact of dementia diagnosis on caregiver identity and family system infrastructure that may lead to caregiver burnout; 
  2. the management of chronic disease with inadequate levels of support;
  3. differences in access and utilization of healthcare and community services in African American families; and
  4. the role of advanced planning in disease management and reducing stress related to healthcare decisions.

Research Mentor

Dr. Olivio Clay


C.L.A.Y.S. Lab