Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

  • Associate Director of Education-W.D. Goodwill Initiatives on Aging, College Of Social Work
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), College Of Social Work


Research Summary

One completed research project funded by John A. Hartford Foundation. Three research projects currently underway funded by the Center on Aging, The Center for Clinical and Translational Science and the Gero-Ed Center of CSWE. The on-going research studies are examining the treatment trajectories of older adults discharged from in-patient psychiatric care, the characteristics of older adults applying for services through a AAA, and the development of an aging emphasis in CSW.

Research Statement

My research interests include aging and depression, home and community based services for older adults, and universal long-term care.

Research Keywords

  • aging and long-term care, Interest Level: 5
  • aging and depression, Interest Level: 5
  • Home and community based care options, Interest Level: 5
  • Community Based Research, Interest Level: 5

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Repositioning for the New Old: Planning for the Needs of Baby Boomers and Their Families. PI: Frances Wilby. Co-PI(s): Marilyn Luptak. Belle S. Spafford Foundation, 04/01/2011 - 04/01/2014. Total project budget to date: $90,000.00
  • Development and Enhancement of a Medical Home Model for low income older adults. Center on Aging, . PI: Marilyn Luptak. Co-PI(s): Frances Wilby. Center on Aging, 03/12/2010 - 03/12/2011. Total project budget to date: $20,000.00
  • Mental illness in older adults: Factors that impact treatment trajectories. PI: Frances Wilby. Co-PI(s): Marilyn Luptak. Center for Clinical and Translational Science, 01/01/2010 - 04/30/2011. Total project budget to date: $25,000.00
  • Characteristics of aging individuals in Utah who seek home and community based services. PI: Frances Wilby. Co-PI(s): Cathy Chambless. Center on Aging, 03/12/2009 - 03/12/2010. Total project budget to date: $5,000.00
  • Hartford Practicum Partnership Program in Aging Education-$75,000 (2006-2009). PI: Amanda Barusch. Co-PI(s): Frances Wilby. John a. Hartford Foundation, 11/01/2006 - 04/28/2009. Total project budget to date: $75,000.00
  • Coping and Depression Among Community Dwelling Elder. PI: Frances Wilby. John A. Hartford Foundation, 04/01/2006 - 04/30/2009. Total project budget to date: $75,000.00