Aging Center - Leadership

Melissa Batchelor headshot

Center Director

Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN-BC, FNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN is an Associate Professor of Nursing at the GW School of Nursing.

Elizabeth Cobbs

Center Co-Director

Elizabeth Cobbs, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Maritza Dowling

Center Associate Director of Research

Maritza Dowling, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and Biostatistician at the GW School of Nursing.

Pam Saunders

Center Associate Director of Geriatric Education

Pamela Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the departments of neurology and psychiatry at Georgetown University.

Christina Prather

Center Associate Director of Clinical Innovation

Christina Prather, MD, is an Assistant Professor at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Andrew Siegel

Center Associate Director for Community Engagement

Andrew Siegel, MHA, is the Chief Business Development Officer for Goodwin House and on faculty at the GW School of Public Health

Richard Allman

Center Senior Consultant

Richard Allman, MD, is a geriatrician with expertise in strategic planning and program development.


Membership Meetings

If you are interested in joining the Center for Aging, Health, and Humanities as a member, email us

Inquire About Membership

We meet bi-monthly on the first Thursday at 11:00 AM ET.