Gina M. McCaskill earned a PhD in Social Work from the University of Alabama with minor coursework in Gerontology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker in Alabama. Her areas of expertise are Gerontology and Health Disparities. Her research focuses on promoting quality of life and wellbeing in older Veterans with multiple chronic health conditions. Dr. McCaskill has a growing record of peer-reviewed publications and grant funding at the Federal level from the National Institute on Aging, Institutional level from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, as well as private funding from the John A. Hartford Foundation.