MICHAEL  CASERTA
  • Professor, College Of Nursing
  • Adjunct Professor, Health-Kinesiology
  • Robert L. & Joyce T. Rice Presidential Endowed Chair in Healthy Aging
801-581-3572

Current Courses

Fall 2020

  • GERON 5990-090
    Geron Practicum
  • GERON 5990-290
    Geron Practicum
  • GERON 6975-091
    Masters Project
  • GERON 6980-002
    Faculty Consultation
  • GERON 6990-090
    Geron Practicum
  • NURS 7980-010
    Faculty Consultation

Summer 2020

Spring 2020

Professional Organizations

  • Association for Death Education and Counseling. 03/1993 - present. Position : Member.
  • Utah Aging Alliance (Formerly, Utah Gerontological Society). 01/1993 - present. Position : President - 2000.
  • Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America, formerly American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance [AAHPERD]). 06/1992 - present. Position : Member.
  • Gerontological Society of America. 08/1985 - present. Position : Member.

Teaching Philosophy

I believe in the "learning by doing" approach.  This involves critical thinking, analysis, and applying principles to relevant situations.  "Application, not regurgitation!"