Dawn Carr is a research associate at the Stanford Center on Longevity. Her expertise lies in understanding the barriers and facilitators of active engagement during later life. Before joining the center in 2012, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a researcher at Scripps Gerontology Center.
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