Birgit Pianosi, Ph.D.

Birgit Pianosi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Huntington U., Laurentian U., Laurentian Research Institute for Aging

Birgit Pianosi SHKN


Current Activity
I am currently working on three major aspects: 1) AFC with the City of Greater Sudbury – to improve the QoL of older adults, 2) Competencies in Gerontology – improve the employment possibilities for grads and care provided to older adults, and 3) Sexuality in later life – creating an on-line course for health professionals.

Areas of Interest

  • Age-friendly communities
  • Driving
  • Sexuality and intimacy
  • Competencies in Gerontology


  • Competencies (OICAH, RGP, AGHE)
  • Sexual Expression -SELL (BSO)

Student Mentorship
Interested in supervising:

  • Undergraduate students
  • Master’s students
  • PhD students
  • Older adults pursuing higher education