07/11/2017
Scripps Gerontology Center's latest grant tops one million
cummins-yamashita-350x174.jpgMiami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center has been awarded a $1.23 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Scholars will use the money to research skill proficiencies and lifelong learning activities of middle-aged and older adults. The award recognizes individuals in Ohio's aging network whose research has improved services, advanced knowledge, or supported the expansion of research in the field of gerontology in Ohio or nationally.
05/10/2017
Mallory-Wilson Center Awards presented to Miami senior Reeti Pal and sociologist Jennifer Bulanda
The Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education is proud to present Miami senior Reeti Pal with the 2017 Ken and Joan Frankel Outstanding Premedical Student Award and Miami Sociology professor Dr. Jennifer Bulanda with the Mallory-Wilson Center Faculty/Staff Recognition Award. Reeti will be honored at a ceremony on May 12, while Dr. Bulanda received her award from Miami's seniors at the Graduating Prehealth Student Reception on April 20th
03/17/2017
2017 Colonial Services Long-Term Care Research Award Recipients
The Colonial Services Long-Term Care Research award is presented to a gerontology graduate student for outstanding research or program development in long-term care. The award is funded by a contribution from Colonial Senior Services of Hamilton, Ohio to the Scripps Gerontology Center. The 2017 awardees are Morgan Liddic and Nathan Sheffer.
02/23/2017
Phyllis Cummins named Researcher of the Year by Ohio gerontology association
Phyllis Cummins, senior research scholar for Scripps Gerontology Center, was selected as Researcher of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE). The award recognizes individuals in Ohio's aging network whose research has improved services, advanced knowledge, or supported the expansion of research in the field of gerontology in Ohio or nationally.
02/07/2017
Miami gerontology professor named OAGE Educator of the Year
Kate de Medeiros, associate professor of sociology and gerontology and the Robert H. and Nancy J. Blayney Professor of Gerontology, has been named Educator of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE).
02/01/2017
Suzanne Kunkel on solutions to support retirees
The world’s working-age population is shrinking faster than expected, leaving fewer people to support a growing number of seniors, according to the Bloomberg Sunset Index. …
01/27/2017
Heather Menne is 2017 Cottrell Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient
We are pleased to announce that Heather Menne is the recipient of the 2017 Cottrell Distinguished Alumni Award. A 2001 graduate of the Master of Gerontological Studies program, Heather went on to earn a PhD in Sociology with a concentration in Sociology of Aging and Medical Sociology from Case Western Reserve University in 2006.
01/09/2017
Miami University's OMA program receives national Alzheimer's legacy award
Opening Minds through Art (OMA), developed at Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center, has received a 2016 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Award in the Creative Expression category.
08/23/2016
Scripps Gerontology Center receives grant to improve Ohio's nursing homes
Scripps-PELI-400x244.gifMiami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid to improve nursing home residents’ quality of life.