This issue features a case study on older drivers and safety, research on income and life expectancy, a remembrance of a valued colleague with cerebral palsy, editorials on No Wrong Door and on Meeting Aging-Related Needs, Calendar notices, and other blurbs and items.
We invite you to explore the latest issue of the VCU Allied Health Alumni Magazine, especially the cover story about the new School of Allied Health Professions building designed to unify faculty, staff and students for greater success
This issue features a case study on the troubling matter of financial exploitation of older adults, the impact of undue influence on vulnerable elders, and the possible role of legislative initiatives in preventing the exploitation and much more.
Doctoral Student Recognized as Outstanding Clinical Anesthesia Practitioner
James S. Furstein, CRNA, DNAP, MSN, a student in the Nurse Anesthesia specialty track of the Doctoral Program in Health Related Sciences, and alumnus of the VCU DNAP Program, received the 30th Annual Alice Magaw Outstanding Clinical Anesthesia Practitioner Award at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 2015 Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Elizabeth Leibach, a doctoral student in the Clinical Laboratory Science specialty track of the Doctoral Program in Health Related Sciences, was recognized at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.
Dr. Maria Delost (PhD in HRS, 2005) and Dr. Teresa Nadder, Chair of the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, received a CLS Distinguished Author Award at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science for two articles they coauthored.
We are pleased to announce that the Virginia General Assembly has continued its appropriation for this important grant funding opportunity for geriatrics workforce development. The proposal due date for the GTE initiative is Monday, November 2nd at 11:59 PM.
PhD in HRS doctoral student and Dept. of Clinical Laboratory Sciences Assistant Professor Emily Hill was recognized at the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) held last week in Chicago.