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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 28, 2008: Gerontological and Geriatric Education

Sterns, Harvey L., Bernard, Marie A.

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ISBN 10: 0826100996 / ISBN 13: 9780826100993
Published by Springer Publishing Company, 2008
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Title: Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics,...

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Publication Date: 2008

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st Edition.

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This volume addresses the extraordinary need to educate personnel at all levels in gerontology and geriatric medicine and in the design and delivery of health and social services. The historical development of gerontology and geriatric medicine and education issues are carefully considered with recommendations for curriculum design.

The authors offer state of the art discussions on both gerontology and geriatrics, with implications for future research. The chapters, written by seminal figures in the field, address the critical need for well trained faculty and other professionals to: educate new and existing faculty and other professionals, educate researches to accelerate scientific knowledge, provide courses for all students that address life-span/life/cycle development and related materials, provide discipline specific courses on aging, and much more."

About the Author:

He is a licensed psychologist in Ohio and is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, and Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.. He has served as president of Division 20 Adult Development and Aging of the American Psychological Association., Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, and Sigma Phi Omega National Academic and Professional Society in Gerontology He is a past Board of Trustee Member of the American Society on Aging. He has served or serves on the editorial boards of Psychology of Aging, Experimental Aging Research, The Gerontologist, Research on Aging and, Women and Aging

Dr. Bernard's research interests include nutrition and function in aging populations, with particular emphasis upon ethnic minorities. She serves or has served on the following committees and boards: Institute of Medicine Committee, The Future Health Care Workforce for Older Americans; Chair, National Research Advisory Council, Department of Veterans Affairs; Board of Directors - American Geriatrics Society, Alliance for Aging Research, and International Longevity Center; Editorial Boards - Journal of Gerontology Medical Sciences and The Gerontologist. She is past chair of the Clinical Medicine Section of the Gerontological Society of America and Past President of ADGAP. She has also served on the National Advisory Council for the National Institute of Aging, having chaired the Minority Task Force during her tenure.

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