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Dr. Geri Dickey

Interim Dean College of Education and Health Professions (CEHP)

Parkville Campus, Hawley Hall, Office 303
(816) 584-6545


Undergraduate Degree: BSW, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Graduate Degree: MSW, University of Illinois-Campaign/Urbana
Doctoral Degree: PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia

Expertise/Research Interests

  • Gerontology- specifically LGBTQ Community and Long-term Care planning
  • Program Development- specifically Social Work Programming
  • Finance and Retirement Planning

Professional Associations

  • Gerontological Association of America (GSA 2015- Present)
  • Academy of Financial Services (AFS)- 2015- Present)
  • Baccalaureate Program Directors (BPD 2014- Present)
  • Council on Social Work Education (September 2013 – Present)
  • University of Missouri-Alumni (May 2009 – Present)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW 1993- Present)

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.