Britteny HowellPh.D.

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Associate Professor, Healthy Aging Lab Research Faculty
Div. of Population Health Sciences
PSB STE 206, Room 206B


Britteny's research focuses on engaging older adults (aged 65+ years) in community-engaged projects to enhance healthy and positive aging. Her research involves undergraduate and graduate student research assistants from the UAA Healthy Aging Research Lab to investigate the barriers and facilitators to healthy aging, and develop interventions to improve health outcomes in the Circumpolar North. Britteny teaches service-learning, community-engaged and interprofessional health courses and serves on the UAA Interprofessional Education Committee.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Undergraduate

Professional & Department Service

  • UAA Health Aging Lab
  • Coordinator for the Occupational Endorsement Certificate (OEC) in Gerontology