de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging

November 24, 2020

Congratulations to the 2020-2021 dTC Scholars

The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Healthy Aging Scholarship recipients.

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.

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

The 2020-2021 doctoral scholars and their mentors

PhD RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS:

Susie Cho, Myrene C. McAninch Doctoral Scholar

Topic:  A Qualitative Thematic Analysis of the Facilitators and Barriers to Self-care Practices in Care Partners of People Living with Dementia

Faculty Mentor:  Tatiana Sadak PhD, PMHNP, RN, FAAN

 

Wonkyung Jung, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar

Topic:  Social Integration after Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults

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

 

Wendy Wilson, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar

Topic:  Significance of Dignity in End-of-Life

Faculty Mentor:  Donna Berry, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN-DF/HCC

 

DNP RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS:

Claire Han, Germaine Krysan Doctoral Scholar

Topic:  Tailoring Chronic Disease Management Care Pathways to Older Adults and their Caregivers in Adults Family Homes

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

 

Lisa Neisinger, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar

Topic:  Home ZIP Code Outcomes in Older Burn and Trauma Patients

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

 

Olga Yudich, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholarship

Topic:  Improving Coordination of Care of Highly Complex Geriatric Patients

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

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP:

Hillary Frey, Myrene C. McAninch Undergraduate Scholar

Topic:  Identification of Triggers that Alert Older Adults to Prepare for Age-related Changes

Faculty Mentor:  Shaoqing Ge PhD, MPH

 

Derick Welsh, Germaine Krysan Undergraduate Scholar

Topic:  Learning about the Engaging with Aging (EWA) Experience among Older Adults

Faculty Mentor:  Basia Belza PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA