PhD Aging, Health and Well-being student profiles

Luke Turcotte

Aging, Health and Well-being PhD Candidate (School of Public Health and Health Systems)

Luke Turcotte studies large health databases in order to determine which factors influence the path to recovery for rehabilitation patients. The goal of his dissertation work is to help older adults regain function and achieve independence again.

Jibin Yu

Aging, Health and Well-being PhD Candidate (Recreation and Leisure Studies)

Experiences while travelling can have a profound impact on an older person’s well-being. Jibin Yu brings a new perspective and looks to expand our understanding of how tourism, well-being, and aging are connected.