Lauren Montemuro-Rode, M.S.W., Ph.D. student

Practicum Faculty Adviser
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M.S.W., Washington University in St. Louis
Ph.D. student, Bryn Mawr College


Lauren Montemuro-Rode received her M.S.W. with a gerontology concentration in 2013 from Washington University in St. Louis. She worked as a research assistant at the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging on projects related to cross-national aging, senior housing community development efforts, and aging friendly community research. Montemuro-Rode also has extensive clinical experience related to aging, medical, and hospice care. While working towards her Ph.D. at Bryn Mawr College, she teaches in the Research Methods sequence. Montemuro-Rode joined the Practicum Faculty Advising team at Smith in 2018. She is interested in expanding research on advance care planning for her dissertation research.