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The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education honors new officers, awardees
Date:2/22/2011

The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) the educational branch of The Gerontological Society of America is proud to announce its newest elected officers and the recipients of its 2011 awards.

The installation of the officers and presentation of the awards will occur at AGHEs 37th Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference, taking place from March 17 to 20 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, OH. This event provides a forum for professionals in the field of aging to present their work and share ideas about gerontological and geriatric education and training. Visit www.aghe.org for complete details.

Officers
These individuals are responsible for matters of governance and strategic planning for the organization.

President-Elect
Janet Frank, DrPH, University of California, Los Angeles

Treasurer
Kathryn Hyer, PhD, University of South Florida

Members at Large
Thomas Teasdale, DrPH, University of Oklahoma
Laura Donorfio, PhD, University of Connecticut

Awardees
Clark Tibbitts Award
Presented to Edward F. Ansello, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University.
This award was established in 1980 to recognize individuals who and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the advancement gerontology as a field of study in institutions of higher education.

Hiram J. Friedsam Mentorship Award
Presented to Dena Shenk, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
This award, named for an outstanding mentor in gerontology, is given to an individual who has contributed to gerontological education through excellence in mentorship to students, faculty, and administrators.

Distinguished Faculty Award
Presented to Eleanor Covan, PhD, University of North Carolina Wilmington, and Mary B. Ligon, PhD, York College of Pennsylvania.
This award recognizes persons whose teaching stands out as exemplary, innovative, of impact, or any combination thereof.

Mildred M. Seltzer Distinguished Service Recognition
Presented to Betty D. Dodson, PhD, University of Nevada Reno; Lisa Groger, PhD, Miami University of Ohio; John A. Krout, PhD, Ithaca College; and Betsy M. Sprouse, PhD, AARP.
This award honors colleagues who are near retirement or recently retired. Recipients are individuals who have been actively involved in AGHE through service on committees, as elected officers, and/or have provided leadership in one of AGHEs grant-funded projects.

Part-Time Faculty Recognition
Presented to Charlotte Paolini, DO, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.
This award formally recognizes the contributions of part-time and/or adjunct faculty for their contributions to gerontological education at an AGHE member institution.

David A. Peterson Gerontology & Geriatrics Education Best Paper of the Volume Award
Presented to Noell Rowan, PhD, University of Louisville; Patricia D. Gillette, PT, PhD, Bellarmine University; Anna C. Faul, PhD, University of Louisville; Pamela A. Yankeelov, PhD, University of Louisville; Kevin W. Borders, PhD, MSSW, MDiv, Spalding University; Stacy Deck, PhD, MSSW, University of Louisville; Lori D. Nicholas, MSW, University of Louisville; and Mark Wiegand, PT, PhD, Bellarmine University, for the article Innovative Interdisciplinary Training in and Delivery of Evidence-Based Geriatric Services: Creating a Bridge with Social Work and Physical Therapy. Honorable mention is given Paul T. Stolee, PhD, University of Waterloo; Carrie A. Mcainey, PhD, McMaster University; Loretta M. Hillier, MA, St. Joseph's Healthcare London; Diane Harris, Diane Harris and Associates; Pam Hamilton, Providence Continuing Care Centre; Linda Kessler, RN, BScN, BA, MHSc, Providence Continuing Care Centre; Victoria Madsen, MA, St. Joseph's Health Care Hamilton; and J. Kenneth Le Clair, MD, FRCPC, Queens University, for the article Sustained Transfer of Knowledge to Practice in Long-Term Care: Facilitators and Barriers of a Mental Health Learning Initiative.
The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence in scholarship in academic gerontology in AGHEs official journal, Gerontology & Geriatrics Education.


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