Dr. Germain is a Lifespan Developmental Psychologist who specializes in understanding health and demographic factors that affect function and independence in older adults. Dr. Germain has expertise in Research, Grant writing and development, Teaching, Community Outreach,Education and Engagement

Current projects examine:

- The effects of home-based personalized music intervention with adults with dementia and their caregivers.

- Factors that influence physical and functional outcomes in obese older adults.

- Health and environmental factors that influence cognitive change in older adults without dementia.