A. Patricia Aguilera-Hermida, D.Ed.

Lecturer in Human Development and Family Studies, Behavioral Sciences and Education
Mailing Address:
W319 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Dr. Patty Aguilera is a lecturer of Human Development and Family Studies. She earned her doctorate in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Aguilera holds a M.S. in Psychology, and completed a residency in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has been teaching since 1995 at the graduate and undergraduate level. In addition to her teaching, Dr. Aguilera worked as a clinical therapist and supervisor, and created a school for older adults in Mexico.

Her research has most recently focused on topics related to older adults such as education for senior citizens, ageism, community well-being, and strategies to promote cognitive health. One of her passions is neuroplasticity.