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The Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships
Date:4/28/2008

Four 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 Dr. 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.

Maria Brown
Syracuse University
Center for Policy Research
Dissertation Topic: "Factors Affecting Cognitive Function in Later Life"

Emily Joy Nicklett
University of Michigan
Health Management & Policy, Sociology
Dissertation Topic: "Diabetes Health Trajectories: Racial/Ethnic, Class, and Gender Disparities"

Kristen Gustavson
University of California-Berkeley
School of Social Welfare
Dissertation Topic: "Late Life Depressed Mood: Experience, Knowledge & Understanding"

Paul Sacco
Washington University, St. Louis
George Warren Brown School of Social Work
Dissertation Topic: "Taking the Edge off: Testing a Stress-Coping Model of Alcohol Use Among Older Adults"

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@gwu.edu
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America
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