Elis Bondarowicz, MSW, LMSW
Elis (they/them) recently graduated from the University of Iowa with a Master of Social Work degree and an Aging and Longevity Certificate. Elis began their MSW practicum at the LHPDC in August of 2021 and is now a Research Assistant at the center. Some of Elis's research and professional interests include supporting and advocating for older LGBTQ+ adults, social policy, successful aging, and improving the accessibility of mental health and disability services. As a Research Assistant, Elis values interdisciplinary collaboration, evidence-based and best practices, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.