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07/25/2022
August "One for the Ages" Lunchtime Presentation
On Friday, August 26, join us for a virtual lunchtime presentation on "No Easy Answer to Nursing Shortage: An Autoethnography of a CNA Job" presented by alumna Jacquelyn Manning Dantis.
07/21/2022
Katherine "Katy" Abbott, Ph.D. named Executive Director of Scripps Gerontology Center
Katherine "Katy" Abbott, Ph.D., MGS was named Executive Director of Scripps Gerontology Center, effective July 18, 2022. In this role, she is responsible for successful leadership, management, and strategic actions that align with university goals and support the organization's mission.
07/12/2022
Katy Abbott, Ph.D. announced as 2022 Health Care Systems Scholars Program awardee
Professor Katy Abbott, Ph.D., MGS was recently awarded a grant from the NIA IMPACT Collaboratory as a 2022 Health Care Systems Scholars. This program offers investigators an opportunity to work directly with health care systems interested in improving the care provided to people living with dementia and their care partners.
06/30/2022
Suzanne R. Kunkel Transformational Leadership in Aging Award Established
The Suzanne R. Kunkel Transformational Leadership in Aging Award will provide graduate students funds to support their travel to attend a professional conference or educational workshop that will allow them to advance their skills and knowledge about leadership and innovation in the field of aging.
06/15/2022
July "One for the Ages" Lunchtime Presentation
On Wednesday, July 13, join us for a virtual lunchtime presentation on "Choosing Home Care Services" presented by alumna Quanhong "Cho" Qiu.
06/09/2022
Director of Research and Senior Research Scholar Jane Straker to retire June 30
After 29 years at Scripps, Jane Straker, Ph.D. leaves an impactful legacy.
06/07/2022
Executive Director of Scripps Gerontology Center Suzanne Kunkel to retire after 42 years
After 42 years at Miami and 24 years as the Executive Director of the Scripps Gerontology Center, Suzanne Kunkel, Ph.D. is retiring from her faculty and administrative positions.
05/18/2022
Opening Minds through Art (OMA) receives funding from The National Endowment for the Arts to develop ScrippsAVID
OMA receives $20,000 to help build ScrippsAVID, a video-chat platform that connects older adults with younger people through sharing art, music, stories, and poetry
05/18/2022
Registration is now open for our "One for the Ages" Centennial Celebration
Registration for our "One for the Ages" Celebration on Sept. 9 & 10 is now open!