Robert Cosby

Robert Cosby

Assistant Dean of Administration, Howard University School of Social Work

Dr. Robert Cosby is Assistant Dean of Administration, an Associate Professor, and Director of the Howard University School of Social Work Multidisciplinary Gerontology Center. The Center serves in three areas: research, community service and training. Dr. Cosby is a gerontologist and a policy specialist. Currently, Dr. Cosby teaches Social Welfare Policy and Services; Community Organization; Human Services Administration; and Race, Class and Gender. He has interests in Social Isolation and Older Persons; Racism; HIV-AIDs, Spirituality and Health Care Disparities and Inequalities. He has worked in Health and Human Services at the local, State and Federal levels with over twenty years of experience in health, public health, Medicaid, and Long Term Care initiatives.

Ph.D. Social Science, 1987, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.