Lori Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Email: lorinole05@gmail.com

Dr. Lori Gonzalez received her PhD in Sociology from Florida State University in 2011. Her specialization was in social inequalities.

Dr. Gonzalez’s research includes uncovering alternatives to traditional nursing home care including the Green House Project and the Program of the All Inclusive Care for the Elderly. She also examines demographic trends in long-term care, aging policy, and Medicare and Medicaid. Lori Gonzalez is an experienced SAS programmer and uses that skill to analyze data for the center and serves on the Florida Pioneer Network Steering Committee.


Peer Reviewed Publications:

Issue Briefs:

Other Publications:


  • Aging Today Radio Broadcast (2018)
    • WFSU’s Aging Today Broadcast Segments. “What is Meals on Wheels,” “What is a Small House Nursing Home,” What is Quality of Life in Nursing Homes,” “How are Nursing Homes Rated,” and “What is the Older Americans Act?