HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
USC's Gatz wins the Gerontological Society of America's 2006 Donald P. Kent Award

The Gerontological Society of America has chosen Margaret Gatz of the University of Southern California as the 2006 recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award. This distinguished honor is given annually to a GSA member who best exemplifies the highest standards for professional leadership in gerontology through teaching, service, and interpretation of gerontology to the larger society.

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 8:30 a.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.

Gatz has long contributed to a number of international collaborations. She has become an ambassador for the American field of gerontology in Sweden and other Scandinavian countries.

She has also been active in shaping the way the U.S. thinks about mental health policy and aging. A book that she edited, Emerging Issues in Mental Health and Aging, has been the key resource on this topic for the past decade.

The Kent award was created in 1973 in memory of Donald P. Kent for his outstanding leadership in translating research findings into practical use. The winner traditionally presents a lecture at the Annual Scientific Meeting the following year. The Kent Lecture is expected to be one of the conference's highlights.


'"/>

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


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. GSA confers 2005 Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award to USCs Bengtson
2. Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships
3. The Gerontological Society of America chooses 2007 Hartford Faculty Scholars
4. Iowas Maas wins GSAs 2006 Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Award
5. The Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships
6. The Gerontological Society of America annouces 2006 Hartford Pre-Dissertation Award winners
7. The Gerontological Society of America chooses 2006 Hartford Faculty Scholars
8. The Gerontological Society of America confers 2004 Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Award
9. The Gerontological Society of America bestows Robert W. Kleemeier Award to Duke Universitys Blazer
10. UC San Franciscos Harrington wins GSAs 2005 Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Award
11. The Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships

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


(Date:8/31/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2020 , ... ... cloud-based business management solution for chiropractors, announced today the launch of its integrated, ... professionals can start running their virtual practice in under 90 seconds. , ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... , ... A Cure for Covid-19 “PTS” with Mediation & Hypnosis , At this very ... of panic, experiencing deep anxiety, immense stress, and right now are needing serious relief from ... people on the planet are experiencing a great degree of emotional discomfort, be it fear ...
(Date:8/29/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... August 29, 2020 , ... When professor ... perhaps with greater ease than most people would. Rather than become melancholic, however, he ... deep advice on achieving one’s dreams. Randy Pausch took a negative situation and turned ...
(Date:8/28/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2020 , ... ... The Nourished Group set out to continue helping the specialty-diet community connect ... discover new gluten-free products, get coupons, enter giveaways, chat with brands & watch ...
(Date:8/27/2020)... ... August 27, 2020 , ... ... Walk-in Dermatology team in its Greenvale, New York location. , Loren received ... Care Institute. She is certified in chemical peels, microdermabrasion, Hydrafacial MD, dermaplaning, facial ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/2/2020)... ... September 02, 2020 , ... U.S. Dermatology Partners is excited ... Lee will work at Bethesda Dermatopathology Lab. , Jonathan Lee, MD grew ... of California, Berkley. He went on to receive his M.D. with Honors from Harvard ...
(Date:9/1/2020)... , ... September 01, 2020 , ... While coronavirus cases ... rate as businesses, schools and community organizations remain closed. Because about 80% of blood ... the help of both blood donors and blood drive hosts to ensure blood products ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... 31, 2020 , ... If you live in New York City you will always pay more ... it’s the law of supply and demand, but are plastic surgeons in New York worth ... of their patients that make the four-hour trip to have expert aesthetic treatments by some ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: