Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Fellows & Researchers

Bernard A. Steinman, PhD

  • Research Fellow, Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging
  • Telephone: 617.287.7413
  • Office Location: Wheatley, 3rd Floor, Room 097

Areas of Expertise

Aging and disability; age-related vision loss and community participation; falls prevention; and program evaluation


PhD (Gerontology). University of Southern California, Los Angeles
MS (Experimental Psychology). Mississippi State, Starkville
BA (English). University of Washington, Seattle

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Bernard Steinman is a gerontologist at CSDRA. His areas of interest focus on late life vision impairments and their effects on functioning and health. He has published articles on falls prevention/environmental modification, aging with vision and hearing loss, long-term care options for older and middle-aged people with chronic conditions and disabilities, and aging in place. Steinman has become increasingly interested in methods and evaluation designs used in assessing needs, implementation, and outcomes of programs for older adults. Steinman teaches a graduate level course in program evaluation. 

Curriculum Vitae