Category Archives: Gerontology

Social Work Professor co-edits new journal

Deborah-Whitley

Dr. Deborah Whitley, associate professor of social work, is co-editor of the new online peer-reviewed journal, GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy. The journal is dedicated to topics related to grandparents raising grandchildren. Dr. Whitley has written … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Gerontology Professor Morgan

GSU Gerontology Professor Jennifer Craft Morgan

Meet Professor Jennifer Craft Morgan, who joined the GSU Gerontology Institute in 2012. According to her departmental profile, Dr. Morgan’s “research focuses on jobs and careers, attempting to understand how policy, population, workplace and individual level factors shape how work … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Gerontology Professor Mingo

GSU Gerontology Professor Chivon Mingo

Meet Professor Chivon Mingo, who joined the GSU Gerontology Institute in 2012. According to her departmental profile, Dr. Mingo’s current research “has concentrated on identifying reasons for arthritis health disparities and ways to address those health disparities through community-based healthcare interventions” … Continue reading

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“If there’s any conflict over the inheritance, I’ll come back and haunt you.”*

GSU Gerontology Prof. Candace Kemp

Anyone who has experienced (or anticipates) the family feuding that often ensues over inheritance will find Georgia State University Gerontology Institute Professor Candace Kemp’s recent publication of interest: de Witt, L., Campbell, L., Ploeg, J., Kemp, C., & Rosenthal, C. (2013). … Continue reading

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Grady Medical Ethicist to Present Talk

The Department of Religious Studies is pleased to present Jason Lesandrini, Medical Ethicist with Grady Health Systems, who will engage the public in a free forum titled: Lessons in Dying: A Conversation with Grady Hospital’s Medical Ethicist on Religion, Ethics, … Continue reading

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PubMed Workshops Rescheduled: April 1-11, 2014

PubMed is a database with over 23 million records and 5 thousand plus journals going back to 1946. As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine it is the most important resource for medical literature in the … Continue reading

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Sort by Relevance in PubMed

PubMed has added a new Display Settings option to sort your search results by relevance. The relevance sort order for search results is based on an algorithm that analyzes each PubMed citation that includes the search terms. For each search … Continue reading

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Gerontology Lecture: “Part of the Family: The Long-Term Ties of Gay and Lesbian Adults”

Dr. Ingrid Connidis, Professor of Sociology at Western University in London, Canada

Join the Georgia State University’s Gerontology Institute for this year’s Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology: “Part of the Family: The Long-Term Ties of Gay and Lesbian Adults.” Dr. Ingrid Connidis, Professor of Sociology at Western University in London, Canada … Continue reading

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GSU Gerontology Professor Researches Faith and Health

GSU Professor Heying Jenny Zhan

Check out this recent publication by the GSU 2011 Gerontology Institute‘s Distinguished Faculty Award winner Sociology Professor Heying Jenny Zhan: Zhan, H., Luo, B., & Zhang, G. (2013). Faith and health: Meanings of faith for Chinese elders with diverse religious … Continue reading

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Sociology/Gerontology Professor to speak about Aging Policies in China, Japan, and the U.S.

GSU Professor Heying Jenny Zhan

Join us for Georgia State University Sociology and Gerontology Professor Heying Jenny Zhan’s discussion of her research – “Facing the Challenges of Population Aging – Long Term Care Policies in China, Japan, and the U.S.” – on Thursday, October 10, … Continue reading

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