HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Stanford's Carstensen to receive GSA's 2006 Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award

The Gerontological Society of America has chosen Laura L. Carstensen of Stanford University to receive its 2006 Award for the Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology. This prize is given annually to an individual whose theoretical contributions have helped bring about a new synthesis and perspective or have yielded original and elegant research designs addressing a significant problem in the literature.

The award presentation will take place at GSA's 59th Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be held from November 16th-20th, 2006 in Dallas, TX. The actual conferral will occur on Saturday the 18th at 12:15 p.m. at the Adam's Mark Dallas Hotel. The meeting is organized to foster interdisciplinary interactions among clinical, administrative, and research professionals in the field of gerontology.

Carstensen's theoretical advances in the field of psychology and aging have defined and continue to shape the study of social and emotional processes. Calling attention to the changing meanings of time and investigating how these changes affect motivation and behavior in a centrally important life domain - social relationships - has been one of her greatest achievements. Her work has offered a compelling alternative explanation for the age-related declines in social involvement that have been documented for decades in gerontology

To be eligible for the Career Contribution Award, papers must have been published within the past five years by a GSA member in the Behavior and Social Sciences section.


'"/>

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-842-1275
The Gerontological Society of America
14-Nov-2006


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Indiana University Imaging Center receives $6M grant for kidney research
2. FPG receives $8 million for autism research
3. USC and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles both receive grants for stem cell facilities
4. Tony Hunter receives Robert. J. and Claire Pasarow Award for Cancer Research
5. Boston University School of Medicine faculty member receives honorary degree from alma mater
6. UCLA Stroke Center receives American Stroke Associations Initial Achievement Award
7. San Francisco VA researcher receives top Veterans Affairs award
8. RAND study finds women with heart disease and diabetes less likely to receive proper care
9. Ronald W. Busuttil receives American Surgical Associations highest honor
10. Menzies School of Health Research receives $5.3 million in Federal Budget
11. Who receives a kidney transplant first?

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/18/2020)... ... 17, 2020 , ... A June 2 article on Daily Mail reported on a ... mishandled breast augmentations. The article says that her first procedure, unbeknownst to her, was performed ... found a surgeon to revise her procedure, only to find out the doctor did not ...
(Date:7/18/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... July 17, 2020 , ... ... abundant life, Isagenix International is evolving its brand. While the global ... more holistic approach that supports physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing. The company announced ...
(Date:7/10/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... July 10, 2020 , ... ... is proud to announce its newest offering, Liposuction 360 . The group, ... addition to its comprehensive catalog of plastic surgeries and cosmetic procedures is an ...
(Date:7/10/2020)... ... July 10, 2020 , ... ... unmet needs in the field of urology, today announced that Carl Meyer, M.D., ... UroLift® Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes that Dr. Meyer has achieved a ...
(Date:7/7/2020)... ... July 07, 2020 , ... Great Point Partners (“GPP”) today ... of Directors has appointed Rick Katz as Vice President of Business Development. , ... individual to assume this leadership role for the organization," said Adam Elberg, chairman of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/3/2020)... ... ... of sleep? Most of us would answer, “to rest” — but how many of us ... tired from a long day at work, or working all day inside our own home, ... own daily choices of how we spend our time. Why is that? Dr. Deedra ...
(Date:7/31/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2020 , ... As one ... has been providing residents of Missouri City, TX, with a wide range of ... Suite 300, is a state-of-the-art dental facility that is not far from the previous ...
(Date:7/31/2020)... ... July 31, 2020 , ... Psyma ... a global panel and data collection provider, recently released the results of an ... United Kingdom, Germany and France. , “COVID-19 continues to have a major disruptive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: