de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging

de Tornyay Scholars

Healthy Aging Scholars

2020-2021 Scholars

Student

Topic

Faculty Mentor

Healthy Aging Undergraduate Scholarship

Hillary Frey, Myrene C. McAninch Undergraduate Scholar Identification of Triggers that Alert Older Adults to Prepare for Age-related Changes Shaoqing Ge PhD, MPH
Derick Welsh, Germaine Krysan Undergraduate Scholar Learning about the Engaging with Aging (EWA) Experience among Older Adults Basia Belza PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholarships

Susie Cho, Myrene C. McAninch Doctoral Scholar A Qualitative Thematic Analysis of the Facilitators and Barriers to Self-care Practices in Care Partners of People Living with Dementia Tatiana Sadak PhD, PMHNP, RN, FAAN
Wonkyung Jung, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar Social Integration after Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, ACNP-BC, FAAN
Wendy Wilson, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar Significance of Dignity in End-of-Life Donna Berry, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN-DF/HCC
Claire Han, Germaine Krysan Doctoral Scholar Tailoring Chronic Disease Management Care Pathways to Older Adults and their Caregivers in Adults Family Homes Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, ACNP-BC, FAAN
Lisa Neisinger, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar Home ZIP Code Outcomes in Older Burn and Trauma Patients Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, ACNP-BC, FAAN
Olga Yudich, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholarship Improving Coordination of Care of Highly Complex Geriatric Patients Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, ACNP-BC, FAAN

2019-2020 Scholars

Student

Topic

Faculty Mentor

Healthy Aging Undergraduate Scholarship

Kristi Louthan, Germaine Krysan Undergraduate Scholar Aging Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) Dementia Project Basia Belza PhD, RN, FAAN

Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholarships

Catherine Munene, Myrene C. McAninch Doctoral Scholar (DNP) Fall Prevention and Harm Reduction in Ambulatory Settings at Kaiser Permanente Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CNRN, FAAN
Isadora Yi, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar (DNP) Developing a Dementia Care Toolkit for Caregiving Staff in Memory Care Units at Era Living Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CNRN, FAAN
Boeun Kim, Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar
(PhD)
Walkable Neighborhoods and Cognitive Health in Older Adults Basia Belza PhD, RN, FAAN

2018-2019 Scholars

Student

Topic

Faculty Mentor

Healthy Aging Undergraduate Scholarship

Jessica Lee,
Germaine Krysan Undergraduate Scholar     
Evaluating the Impact and Effectiveness of Dementia Friends in Washington State Basia Belza PhD, RN, FAAN

Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholarships

Judy Leong,
Myrene C. McAninch Doctoral Scholar (DNP)
Process Evaluation of the Healthy Eating Healthy Aging Program Wendy Barrington, PhD, MPH
Han Su,
Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar
(PhD)
Aging, Workload, and Employment Outcome Following Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CNRN, FAAN

2017-2018 Scholars

Student

Topic

Faculty Mentor

Healthy Aging PhD Research Scholarship

Inthira Roopsawang, Myrene C. McAninch Doctoral Scholar       Translation, cross-cultural adaptation, psychometric testing and clinical validation of The Reported Edmonton Frailty Screening (REFS)-Thai version to assess frailty status in an older Thai orthopedic population Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CNRN, FAAN

Healthy Aging DNP Research Scholarship

Chelsea Miller, Germaine Krysan Doctoral Scholar Managing Pleural Effusions Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CNRN, FAAN

Healthy Aging Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Liesl Henthorn, Healthy Aging Undergraduate Scholar Wellbeing: a Photovoice Exploration of Health Among Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness Anita Souza, PhD

2016-2017 Scholars

Student

Topic

Faculty Mentor

Healthy Aging PhD Research Scholarship

Shih-Yin Lin,
Myrene C. McAninch Doctoral Scholar        
Associations between Functional Mobility, Activities of Daily Living, and Objective Caregiver Burden in Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment Basia Belza, PhD, RN, FAAN

Healthy Aging DNP Research Scholarship

Melissa Fessel,
de Tornyay Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholar
Reducing Polypharmacy in Older Adults Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, FAAN

Healthy Aging Masters Research Scholarship

Creseta Simmons,
Germaine Krysan Masters Scholar
Pike Market Food Bank, The Homeless Initiative Noel Chrisman, PhD, MPH

Healthy Aging Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Jordan Hardman,
Myrene C. McAninch Undergraduate Scholar
Examining Themes with Nursing Delegation Among Gerontological Populations Barbara Cochrane, PhD, RN, FAAN