Rita Watson, MPH, (Master of Public Health) is a relationship and health columnist for The Providence Journal. She is the recipient of two recent MetLife Foundation Journalism awards through the Gerontological Society of America and New America Media. At Yale she served over 10 years as Director of Policy and Education, Department of Psychiatry and continues to be an associate fellow at Yale's Ezra Stiles College.
Surrounding oursleves with lingering gratitude may be the secret to the Fountain of Youth and lifelong love. Within columns ranging from love and marriage to cognition and health, research and quotes from leading physicians and scientists will be highlighted.