Dr. Wallace studies racial and gender inequities in healthcare; chronic disease management strategies of mid-life and older African American women; and, health care workers’ quality of life. Dr. Wallace is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, and has served as Co-Investigator on grants funded by the National Institute on Aging. Her work has been published in The Gerontologist, Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, and Journal of Aging Studies. She also serves on the editorial board of The Gerontologist. Her most recent project, “Black Women in White Coats: Exploring the Intersection of Race and Gender on the Educational and Work Transitions of Black Women Physicians” examines the ways in which African-American women in medicine successfully navigate medical school and healthcare environments.