UMass Boston

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Caitlin Coyle

Title: Director

Phone: 617.287.7467


Department: Demography of Aging

Areas of Expertise

Social aspects of health and community living with a specific emphasis on social isolation among older adults, aging with lifelong disability, mixed methods


PhD (Gerontology) University of Massachusetts Boston, 2014

Additional Information

Dr. Coyle earned her doctorate in gerontology from UMass Boston and also worked as postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Health Policy & Management at the Yale School of Public Health. She has extensive experience working as a research partner to community based organizations. Her work informs planning, development, and improvement to the services and supports being provided to older adults and people with disabilities.