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Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships
Date:10/17/2007

Seven outstanding doctoral students have been chosen as the newest recipients of the prestigious Hartford Doctoral Fellowship in geriatric social work. The program is funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation, administered by The Gerontological Society of America, and directed by James Lubben.

Each of the Hartford Doctoral Fellows receives a $50,000 dissertation grant plus $20,000 in matching support from their home institutions, which enables recipients to more fully concentrate on their dissertation research projects over the next two years. Fellows also receive supplemental academic career guidance and mentoring, as well as professional development enabling them to more successfully launch an academic career in gerontology and social work.

Erica Auh
University of California, Berkeley
School of Social Welfare

Dissertation Topic: "Activities in Retirement: An Examination of Retirees' Activity Patterns and Factors Affecting Their Participation"

Jessica Johnson
Boston College
Graduate School of Social Work

Dissertation Topic: A Cross-National Analysis of Employment and Life Expectancy among Older Adults

Susan Fletcher
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Social Work

Dissertation Topic: "A Critical Examination of Fidelity, Adaptability, and Maintenance in a National Training Program for Staff in Long-Term Care"

Abbie Kirkendall
University at Buffalo
School of Social Work

Dissertation Topic: "How is End of Life Care Provided for Older People with Developmental Disabilities who Live in a Community Residence"

Anne Hughes
University of Maryland, Baltimore
School of Social Work

Dissertation Topic: "Attitudes and Knowledge of Gerontology Providers toward HIV and AIDS"

Karla Washington
University of Missouri-Columbia
School of Social Work

Dissertation Topic: "Exploring Experiences of Hospice Caregivers Involved in Pain Management"

Lisa Jennings
University of Alabama
School of Social Work

Dissertation Topic: "Aging in a Confined Place: Inmate Health and Healthcare"

This fellowship program is a component of the nationwide Geriatric Social Work Initiative, which seeks to expand the training of social workers in order to improve the health and well being of older persons and their families. It was created to help social work doctoral students overcome their greatest obstacles, such as limited teacher training and career guidance. These fellowships cultivate the next generation of geriatric social work faculty as teachers, role models and mentors for future generations of geriatric social workers.


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Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

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