Angela Gifford, MA

Credentials: Part-time Researcher

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Research Lab Publications


BA: Winona State University
MA: Psychology, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Angela completed her master’s in psychology with a concentration in neuroscience and behavior from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she also worked as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Gerontology. Her research interests include memory impairment, chronic stress and loneliness in aging populations, and neuropsychological interventions.

Angela supports the Geriatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network 2.0 – Advancing Dementia Care (GEAR 2.0 ADC) study part-time. Department Chair, Dr. Manish Shah, is the Co-Principal Investigator for the study, which is funded by a $7.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health across four U.S. sites to conduct research that could lead to improved care in emergency departments for people with dementia.