Category Archives: Gerontology

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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PubMed Workshops September 16-20, 2013

PubMed is a database with over 23 million records and 5,000+ journals dating 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 country. It’s … Continue reading

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GSU Professor examines Population Aging in China

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. (2013). Population aging and long-term care in China. Generations, 37(1), 53-58. Dr. Zhan first discusses the influence on … Continue reading

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Elder Abuse Highlighted by GSU Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Sheryl Strasser, Assistant Professor of Public Health, for her recent publication, “Elder abuse: What coroners know and need to know.” in the Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect. Dr. Strasser is a member of the leadership team … Continue reading

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GSU Gerontology Professor’s Research shows that “Family Matters”

GSU Gerontology professors Kemp and Ball

Check out this recently-published article by GSU Gerontology Professor Candace Kemp‘s (and former GSU professor Mary Ball), which applies their “convoy model” developed in a previous article (Kemp, Balll, & Perkins, 2013): Perkins, M. M., Ball, M. M., Kemp, C. … Continue reading

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