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Dr. Satara Charlson

Satara Charlson, PhD, MSW

Dr. Charlson is a creative social work educator who is dedicated to teaching and mentoring students. For the last fifteen years, she has developed and implemented innovative social work curriculum at both the master's and bachelor’s levels. She has served as a tenured professor at Northeastern State University and California Baptist University, and has worked to infuse gerontology into social work curriculums, as well as connect older adults and students through community art and history projects aimed at combating ageism, homophobia, and racism. A passionate advocate for health equity, Dr. Charlson specializes in ageing, addressing health disparities for marginalized populations, and the relationship between art and social justice.

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