Dr. Potts is a former medical social worker. Prior to joining the faculty at CSULB, she was the Fibromyalgia Project Director, Southern California Arthritis Foundation, and a post-doctoral Fellow in Psychiatric Epidemiology, School of Public Health, UCLA. She has published on various gerontological and health-related topics, including grandparents as parents and HIV in women. She is currently the Distance Education Program Coordinator for the CSULB School of Social Work. In this position, she coordinates our off-campus MSW program at sites in northern and central California.