Jim Tift

Assistant Professor; Interprofessional Education Faculty



Master of Arts, Gerontology
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, 1975

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1971

Minnesota Gerontological Society. (2015). Outstanding Gerontologist of the Year

Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University, 2014–Present

Community Faculty Member, Metropolitan State University, 1979–2014

Community Services Director, Tubman Elder Care & Rights Center, 2009–2014

Gerontology Program Director & faculty member, Minnesota State University - Mankato, 2006–2008

Program Director and faculty member, St. Mary's University - Twin Cities Campus, 2000–2005

Tift, J. (2015). "The Workforce for a Modern Society: Careers in Gerontology." Minnesota Gerontological Society (MGS) Annual Conference

Tift, J. (2015). "Myths of Aging and Changes in the Brain with Age." Introduction to Arts and Aging Conference