UCLA-Kern Psychiatry Grand Rounds – Fernando Torres-Gil, Ph.D., M.S.W. – “Able-ism, Age-ism, & The Politics of Healthcare: America’s Master Plan Unveiled”
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Fernando Torres-Gil, Ph.D., M.S.W. – 1st U.S. Assistant Secretary on Aging
Professor Emeritus, UCLA Social Welfare and Public Policy
Director, UCLA Center for Policy Research on Aging
Adjunct Professor, Gerontology at USC
Former Acting Dean, UCLA School of Public Affairs
Former Chair, White House Conference on Aging
Professor Torres-Gil earned his first presidential appointment in 1978 when President Jimmy Carter appointed him to the Federal Council on Aging.
He was appointed with Senate Confirmation by President Bill Clinton as the first-ever U.S. Assistant Secretary on Aging in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
In 2010 he received his third presidential appointment with Senate Confirmation when President Barack Obama appointed him as Vice Chair of the National Council on Disability.