Department of Public Health
Dr. Daphne Joslin
Office: Hunziker Wing 143
Office Hours: M 3:30-4:30 pm, W 10:30-11 am & 2-3:00pm
Department: Public Health
Area Specialization: Health Policy, Aging/Gerontology
Ph.D., Sociology, New York University, New York, NY
M.P.H., Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY
M.A., Sociology, New York University, New York, NY
Related Professional Experience
Director, Grandparent Resources and Caregiver Initiative Alliance (GRACIA) Program, Passaic County, NJ
Coalition Co-Founder & Coordinator – Grandparents as Parents Task Force of Passaic County (GAP), NJ
Co-founder, Institute for Creative Aging, William Paterson University
Founder, Students of Life (SOL) Program, William Paterson University
Senior Long Term Care Specialist, Health Policy Analyst and Advocate - New York City Department for the Aging
Health Planner – Hudson Valley Health Systems Agency, New York
Project Director, Continuing Medical Education in Geriatrics and Long Term Care Columbia University Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, New York
Staff Analyst, Department of Program Evaluation and Patient Care, Harlem Hospital Center, New York
Recipient, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Post Doctoral Training Grant Social Stress and Mental Health
Certified Instructor, Yoga Dance and Yoga Dance for Special Populations
Author/Editor Invisible Caregivers: Older Adults Raising Children in the Wake of HIV/AIDS. Columbia University Press 2002.
Custodial Grandparent Empowerment: Models of Practice. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services 90 (2), 196-204, 2009.
Grandparents Raising Children Affected by HIV/AIDS in the Family. In C. Cox, ed. To Grandmother’s House We Go and Stay: The Issues, Needs and Policies Affecting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. New York, NY:
Emotional Well-being Among Grandparents Raising Children Affected and Orphaned by HIV Disease. In, Goldberg-Glen & Hayslip, eds. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Theoretical, Empirical and Clinical Perspectives. New York, NY: Springer
Self-Reported Physical Health Among Older Surrogate Parents to Children Orphaned and Affected by HIV Disease, with R. Harrison. AIDS Care 14 (5) 619-624, 2002.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. New Jersey Assembly, Subcommittee on Grandparents.
The Impact of Diagnostic Related Groupings (DRGs) on the Elderly. U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Aging
Current Interests: Violence as a public health issue; health care policy reform
Courses taught: Health Care and Health Policy; Concepts and Issues in Aging; Violence as a Public Health Issue; Health Administration; Healthy U; Policies and Programs in Aging; Internship in Public Health