de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging

November 14, 2019

2020 Healthy Aging Scholars Announced

The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Healthy Aging Scholarship recipients.

There were a limited number of scholarships available.  We extend our thanks and high regard to all who applied.  Scholarship recipients receive funds and support for research projects related to healthy aging and older adults.  We look forward to hearing the results of their work at the Nurses of Influence Banquet on April 30, 2020.

Please join us in congratulating these exceptional scholars and their faculty mentors!

 

PhD RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP:

Boeun Kim, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar

Topic:  Walkable Neighborhoods and Cognitive Health in Older Adults

Faculty Mentor:  Basia Belza, PhD, RN, FAAN

 

DNP RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS:

Catherine Munene, Myrene C. McAninch Doctoral Scholar

Topic:  Fall Prevention and Harm Reduction in Ambulatory Settings at Kaiser Permanente

Faculty Mentor:  Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, ACNP-BC, FAAN

 

Isadora Yi, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar

Topic:  Developing a Dementia Care Toolkit for Caregiving Staff in Memory Care Units at Era Living

Faculty Mentor:  Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, ACNP-BC, FAAN

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP:

Kristi Louthan, Germaine Krysan Undergraduate Scholar

Topic:  Aging Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) Dementia Project

Faculty Mentor:  Basia Belza, PhD, RN, FAAN