Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Elizabeth Luth is a Core Faculty member at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, & Aging Research and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Rutgers University. Her research focuses on identifying racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in end-of-life care and developing practical, inclusive, and scalable tools to reduce disparities and promote health equity. Dr. Luth currently holds an R00 from the National Institute on Aging. This project develops and pilot tests a training and tool for home hospice clinicians to improve care and support to patients with dementia and their families. In 2021, she completed a three-year NIA-funded T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship, followed by a one-year NIA-funded K99, in the Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. She received her PhD in Sociology from Rutgers University in 2017.