Dr. Mui is a globally recognized social gerontologist in intercultural research. Her current focus is dementia care and the validation of dementia screening tools in the community of older Chinese and Sino-American populations in New York City and worldwide.
Dr. Ada Mui is a social gerontologist specializing in intercultural research. She has extensive practical experience with older adults in Hong Kong and the United States. Her research interests include international gerontology, productive aging, older volunteers, age-friendly communities, self-care, family care, medical care, community-based long-term care, mental wellbeing, depression, religiosity, immigration, and experiences of acculturation among older populations.
Regarding the awards and recognitions of Dr. Mui include a Fulbright Fellowship, the Fulbright Senior Specialist Award, the Busse Research Award from the Pan American Congress on Gerontology, and the Outstanding Mentorship Award from the Gerontological Society of America. She is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and a faculty member at the Center for Social Development at the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Mui is also an honorary professor at Beijing Normal University, Beijing Youth Politics College and the University of Hong Kong, China. She was previously a Fellow at the Sau Po Center on Aging at the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Mui received his PhD from Washington University in St. Louis.