Celia M. Ross, M.S., AP-BC, CDP, A.B.D.


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Celia M. Ross, M.S., AP-BC, CDP, A.B.D.


I have a M.S. degree in Biology and am pursuing a PhD in the Health Sciences with focuses on epidemiology and gerontology.  My certifications include Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) and Activity Professional -- Board Certified (AP-BC).


I seek to advance the Activity profession through dissertation research on how Activities staff use what they have learned to help elderly Residents, especially those suffering from dementia.




I have work experience in Nursing Home Activities
I have experience working in Activities and am expanding to developing books for Activities










About Celia Ross 

 Celia is a Health Science scholar

Re: The relation between past exposure to fine particulate air pollution and prevalent anxiety: observational cohort study

Re: Alternate Healthy Eating Index 2010 and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US women and men: prospective study

Scientific Commenting and Judo

Re: Mediterranean diet and telomere length in Nurses Health Study: population based cohort study

Primal Lakeshore Diet

Re: Fruit and vegetable consumption and mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

Fruit and vegetables in the diet and mental well-being

Exercise, gut, and the brain?

Epigenetics and the environment

Affordable dietary DHA is a social justice issue

Exercise and type 2 diabetes

Does whole fruit promote health in part through prebiotic activity?

A possible epigenetic mechanism linking fish consumption and cerebrovascular disease risk reduction.

Re: "Cigarette smoking and incidence of first depressive episode: An 11-year, population-based follow-up study".

Letter Regarding Article by Weitzman et al, Tobacco Smoke Exposure Is Associated With the Metabolic Syndrome in Adolescents

Re: Prospective study of adult onset diabetes mellitus (Type 2) and risk of colorectal cancer in women






Celia is an entrepreneur


UNC-CH Executive Development












Celia has experience in healthcare 

Gerontology. Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP).