Shani Bardach, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
800 S. Limestone St.
Sanders-Brown Suite 5
Lexington, KY 40536-0230
Contact: | 859.323.1331



PhD, Gerontology
University of Kentucky


MA, Psychology
Wesleyan University


BA, Psychology
Wesleyan University


Dr. Shoshana H. Bardach is a Research Assistant Professor in the Graduate Center for Gerontology and the Director of Clinical Trials Outreach and Recruitment for Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. Following completion of her doctorate, she completed a fellowship in patient safety and quality improvement at the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Bardach Is currently the chair of the Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization of the Gerontological Society of America’s and is an editorial board member of the The Gerontologist, The Journal of Aging and Social Policy, and The Journal of Applied Gerontology.

Research Interests:
  • Alzheimer's disease recruitment research
  • Disease prevention/health promotion
  • Health communication
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Gerontological education