National Academy on an Aging Society
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Greg O’Neill, PhD, is director of the National Academy on an Aging Society, a Washington, DC, think tank on population and aging issues and the policy institute of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). Dr. O’Neill specializes in the demographics of aging and civic engagement. His publications include “The State of Aging and Health in America,” a national and state-by-state report card on healthy aging and the recent article, “The Baby Boom Age Wave: Success or Tsunami?” that appears in Boomer Bust? Economic and Political Issues of the Graying Society (Praeger, 2008). Dr. O’Neill is the co-editor of Public Policy & Aging Report, the Academy’s signature publication. For the past five years, he has directed GSA’s Civic Engagement in an Older America project, an initiative funded by The Atlantic Philanthropies to advance the issue of older adult civic engagement in the research and public policy arena. Dr. O’Neill received his PhD degree in sociology from Duke University with a concentration in population studies.