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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…


September 16, 2020

Scholar Spotlight: Alisa Strayer

Alisa Strayer, MSW, MPH, is a recent alumni of the UW Master’s of Social Work and Master’s of Public Health programs. She worked with the Dementia Action Collaborative on implementing and assessing the Dementia Friends program in Washington State. All interviews have been edited for length and clarity.  Find more scholar spotlight interviews here.  What got you interested in…


Scholar Spotlight: Qian Tu

Qian Tu, PhD, DNP, ARNP, is a recent alumni of the UW School of Nursing’s DNP-Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program.  She received the de Tornyay Center’s 2020 DNP Pathways to Healthy Aging Award.  All interviews have been edited for length and clarity.  Find more scholar spotlight interviews here.  What is your Doctor of Nursing Practice…


Scholar Spotlight: Alexa Meins

Alexa Meins, PhD, BS, is a recent alumni of the UW School of Nursing PhD program. She received the de Tornyay Center’s 2020 PhD Pathways to Healthy Aging Award.  All interviews have been edited for length and clarity.  Find more scholar spotlight interviews here.  What is your dissertation on? My dissertation explored green exercise, or physical activity…


June 1, 2020

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Gerontological Nursing

This position is now closed. The University of Washington School of Nursing has a history of developing nursing scientists in the care of older adults. With funding from a private donor, we are pleased to announce a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Gerontological Nursing to start in either Fall 2020 or Winter 2021.  The purpose of the…


May 4, 2020

Watch Our Virtual Research Poster Session

If you missed our Virtual Research Poster Session on April 30th, 2020, you can view the recording here to watch de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging’s scholars present their research projects. The seven minute presentations span a variety of topics from fall reduction to the cognitive health and the walkable neighborhood.


March 18, 2020

Scholar Spotlights: Najma Mohamed

Najma Mohamed is a first year BSN student. During winter quarter in 2020, she traveled to Japan as part of the Keio University Short-Term Nursing and Medical Care Studies Program to learn about challenges of an aging society. UW students attending the program were supported by the Center for Global Health Nursing and the de…


Scholar Spotlight: Mariyam Arifova

Mariyam Arifova is a first year BSN student. During winter quarter in 2020, she traveled to Japan as part of the Keio University Short-Term Nursing and Medical Care Studies Program to learn about challenges of an aging society. UW students attending the program were supported by the Center for Global Health Nursing and the de…


Highlights from Dr. Kate Lorig’s Talk

Over half of adults in the U.S. have a chronic disease, according to the CDC. Symptom self-management can be a key part of helping people with chronic diseases live a healthy and longer life. “I don’t look at self-management so much as a theory, rather as something someone does,” said Dr. Kate Lorig, partner at…


December 16, 2019

Winter Geriatric Healthcare Lectures

The NW Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Center has announced its winter lecture series. The lectures are free and recorded. Find more on the NWGWEC website.



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