Association for Gerontology in Higher Education announces new officers, fellows and awardees

Published on February 16, 2013 at 6:24 AM · No Comments

David A. Peterson Gerontology & Geriatrics Education Best Paper of the Volume Award
Presented to Leslie Morgan, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, for "Paradigms in the Gerontology Classroom: Connections and Challenges to Learning"
Honorable mention is given to Anabel Pelham, PhD, San Francisco State University, Donna Schafer, PhD, National Association of Professional Gerontologists; Pauline Abbott, EdD, California State University, Fullerton, and Carroll Estes, PhD, University of California, San Francisco, for "Professionalizing Gerontology: Why AGHE Must Accredit Gerontology Programs"
The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence in scholarship in academic gerontology in AGHE's official journal, Gerontology & Geriatrics Education.

Administrative Leadership Award
Presented to Judy L. Genshaft, PhD, University of South Florida This award honors administrators on AGHE member campuses who have made exceptional efforts in support of gerontology or geriatrics education.

Graduate Student Paper Award
Presented to Kristen E. Porter, MS, University of Massachusetts Boston, for "LGBT Aging Trainings Effectuate Positive Change in Mainstream Elder Service Providers?"
Honorable mention is given to Colleen R. Bennett, MS, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, for "What's 'Glee' Got To Do With It? Lesbians' Future Care Concerns and Popular Media"
This award acknowledges excellence in scholarly work conducted by an AGHE Annual Meeting student attendee.

Part-Time Faculty Recognition
Presented to David B. Oliver, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia
This award formally recognizes the contributions of part-time and/or adjunct faculty for their contributions to gerontological education at an AGHE member institution.

Source: The Gerontological Society of America

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